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 '<*  I  -A*-1'  ..A-  v-'  The Ladysmith Daily Ledger  -7T  _i :tiV<?  -"^Q'i-'  \>  -Or1  5^^  ,1906  SL  i  FRIDAY,  WARC1I 2,   IfJOS.  PRICE FIVE CENTS  ^:.  </CTOR  HEWS FROM THE  FLOWERY  We of  victoria seuebs  is wm\  .Shanghai, March 1.���������The Nanrtiang  magistrate who was wounded during  a dispute with a Catholic missionary is dead. An account of\'hc attac'.  says fifteen Methodist and twelve English (s'frotestants and fourteen  French Catholic inissicnui'ics were in  tlie city last evening when Ihci-'r. nch  Catholic hail a quarrel with nn oili-  cial over a suit for the possession ot  property. , Great excitement prevailed en Friday. A mass meeting  was lield on Saturday and was followed hy a riot on Sunday, du-'ing  which the property of the Catholics  was burned.  ' Thc Protestants took refuge in thc  adjoining house of Mrf Kingman. Tho  house was turned and one of the King  in an' family killed.  ' The men of thc Methodist mirsiohs  aided    by the   Chinese  soldiers, took  Iheir   school girls to Chinese housed  in   thc   city and   brought Miss lloyt  and .lohn Kahn from  a hospital.  All  took refuge in Mid-River in a launth  which was  furnished  by  Chinese soldiers.     Thc launch waited  until Chinese   soldiers    brought the remaining  missionaries by  daylight on  Monday.  "'Ihe launch reached Kir. iang on Tuesday.       The     wounded   Kingman gin  died    on     the     way,      Chinese could  have      iblo'Iod     the  passage of   the  launch'     during the journey down tlu*  EWE OK  MSTEIS AND  SERVANTS ACT  LUffi PRICES  ARE TO BE  ADVANCED  CONVICTIONS IN RECENT  RAID CASES QUASHED  Sealing schooner Ziillah May, Capt.  i/odd,      which carries a full  complement of  white  hunters,   is  reported  hy the schooner William Olsen, which  leached  San Francisco on Wednesday  from the  Coliimlla River, and it is  said     that a United  States  revenue  cutlet: is to be sent to seize Ihe Ziillah  May if she put*, into Monterey,us  was    contemplated  .when  rpoken  hy  the William Olsen.,1-The  ZMian.May  was sighted on  February  20,* and reported  she  -_r.'S   bound ,for  Monterey  for the purpose of landing oik- of her  crew  who  had' been  taken  ill.      As  the  Zillah  May  had  taken  one  skin,  a San' Francisco newspaper,   the   Iv.'.  cuing Post,  says  it  is prab.a-l.lc thai  a revenue cutter will.be sent to seize  thc schooner  for  bringing a sealskin  into   United States waters.  How ab-  surd   is   the statement   that   the Ziillah May ma_; be seized'for landing,a  sicv member of her crew at Monterey  while engaged   in   sealing, is evident  to everyone     who. lias  the slightest  I nowledge of the sealing regulations.  The San Francisco paper also'states'  that,   as   the.schooner  Casco       was  ������poi*on  by   the  Wiili|fe|M   Olsen,.    cm  February 20,  one hundred miles west  of Point  Arenas   with a catch  of 20  sealskins  on  board, a revenue cutter  niiay  also  he sent after her.       This  statement   is     ever  more  ridiculous  than the intimation  that  the   7|!lali  river,  but  they  were friendly.     Rev. May will find a r<neniie cutter await  A.    E.    Quirmbach   of the Methodist ing ncr at Monterey.    The Casco   is  China   Inland     missions   remained  at wi1hin  her  rifchts  in  sealing   hi    the  Naticheng  to care  for property.      He position   in   which ,she  was spoken by  is under tho protection of tho gover- the) Williafii Olsen.   The   Casco   is   in  not and is probably safe.                       ' command   of  Capt.  William  Munro.  The    cause   of the   riot  was  local./, she .left Bamfield Creek a month ago  Chinese    friendly   to   missionaries oh- putting in   there      for' shelter  when  ject to priests exercising evil author- caught    in the   storm in which     the  ity.     Ther-j is muck dissent through- Valencia was lost.     The Cnsgo had a  out  China,  but there is no indication narrow escape from striking     Cape  of a  general uprising against the for- Beale  two nights after the Valencia  eigners.'i. . disaster. _.  In   the' Legislature yesterday     Mr.  lliiwU-M'nlhwuitc  resumed   the     de-  bale  on   the '   Master and   Servants  Act.    He said  this  was  a" act     to  protect work-nig  ni������n,  from fradulent  employers.      Leg.sl.it ion  had  hedged  round  every  interest of capital,   but  hil.or   was almost  unprotected.   This  was  a small. instalment   town-ids thc  immense arrears  due  them. ,Thc  pre  sent  system   of paying once a month  was  a hardship and  meant  practically  six weds* credit  for, work actually  done.    Hradsfreotls  leturns .showed   (hat     the present system  forced  liaders lo give long credit und led to  heavy  losses   in  had debts  and     fie-  ��������� |i:eiit  failures. Ninety-two   per cent,  of   all storekeepers  failed.   Instead ol  its )   interference wiih the garnishee  Act. being an argument against     it  (lie  reverse   was'lruc.    There  would  Le no     i.ece-sity to garni.'luc if payments   were made promptly.  Tho argument of tlie attorney general" that  this   Act  would   interfere with   freedom jn contract" was a senseless bug-  l.-ear."  There  never, was  such  a thing  as lreodom of contract, in ||ie Hritish  Empire.    All   factors  Acts ' const i tut -  ���������;���������'!      ���������-���������"eli   an   intcrferr----  i'leednin   of contract  would   mean c  termination  of    the rnce.     It    would  mean that women and children would  it foiled lo work in mines, half naked.    There were,  no  practical  objections  to  Ihe measure, it. was just, as  easy   to pay   weekly  as monthly     and  he appealed to the house to support  11_.���������-������������������   i tM m ii  * The price of lunvl:er' of all grades isj  scheduled     to go up before the expii-.  ation of    a week, accoiding to relia-'  bio    information.       H is declaie������i byf  thc millmen that with logs selling at  nine dollars    per  thousand   Mere     is  nothing   in  the inanufcacture of lum-  hcr   at   $11, and accordingly a re-ar-  raiiftsm.-nt   of    piicelists is  bound to  ecu it Tlie   amount of the increase  will  be. fixed shoilly.  Logs, iL ih w<-!l ki.u-An, aie helling  higher now than for some ye.T.s, and  they are very scarce, with little pros  I eet of thc a\ailable quanliiy in-  er-jusing before the expiration nf six-  y      days,    wh������-n    operalious   in   the  BOYCOTT WILL      BE MAINTAINED  Until U. S. Exclusion Act is Modified  Says a Chinese Naval  .   '     ' Officer  Seattle, March 2.���������That tho ^boycott .i  will  le    maintained until  the United  "These  brought  pleasure,  Sattes modifies  the exclusion act, is    Qh_nes___  the opi'don     of  Capt. -Cheng,  of the !  Chinese- navy and  former    secretary  j  . to. the London legation  and also sec-  reiary   to     the    Washington legation   tea"  to  .under      President    ������ods-3xelt,   .('apt.   creates a hostile feeling.  Cheng    feV attached^ to the/suite of ".������������������* writes home, .tells his friends 0f  Prince ;   Tsai, Tseh.   ' In sneaking of.,}*������������������ M*^*,-  ^?ws ^ soon spie^l       '  the boycott, Capt. Cheng said:  are the things which have  about    the boycott.     Wh>n  gentlemen     travelling   for  merchants on business,��������� or  students  for  information,  are sunjec-  dctenWon  in this, manner, it  Tli������;  trav-  "Thc .lvojc:itt. is something over  which the Chinese movernrnwit- has no  control. . It is a private 'affair, instigated and carried out by the rn.tr.r-  chants both wholesale and retail.  There is no idoub.l but that it is effective foi . a certain extent. I. know  personally that, many of -tire merchants will not handle American'  goods.     The reason  is   the .exclusion  aCt. . " >'' ,        ,  There is no Chinaman' who ��������� objects  to the spirit' of the exclusion act. It  is thc way in which the law is enforced. To illustrate: \ About six  years ago I was returning from London. At, that., time I was the secretary of the legation. I landed in Can liave a  ada hut took tlie train to A-'oine down   China.  1  think the lawi should' be modified so  as to koep out the undesirable class,  but should at least allow students,  'merchants'and.''.-.travelers the lilerty  of passing. through your borders.  '.'Although the feeling' in China is,  in, .;a*iB, hitter,; 1 do not think there.  is'any .���������danger of an outbreak. The  government has the sit nation well in  he.n'.'l. There have been a few riots  pccask.n.tlly,' but they have been  quickly and sternly suppressed: Every care has 'teen .taken- by 'the government to ��������� gjuard the safety of the  missionaries, and it is only some fanatic that would attempt 1o harm  any   of them  .  "I   hclic\e the present, mission  will  great  influei.ce  for gond  on  it is with th<' hd| e of sieur  Air. Tanner ,thought the Hill was a  ooil one, but it would work a haul-  ship anion" agriculturists, especially  in connection with lai.or employed  foi lu.r\estiii'g anil fruit gi owing. On  railway censtruction the men prefer  red not to draw, their money as it  was safer iu the hands of their employees.  '.s'r.  .1.  A. IMacdonald 'was strongl\  in favor of the  principle of the  Hill  and   as bid li   introducer  and   seco.ndei  ttvre willing to     accept amendments  iu coiivmittice,  he   thought it should  -receive-* the support'of tlie House. He  thought  it  was their duty  to do any  thing   they  co'iild   to case  the. conditions   under  which   labor  is    pel formed,    ft   was   iindoujMedly  ai h.iaxlship  foi      a man    to work  for six*  weeks  without   receiving  his  pay,    H  compelled   him_ to resort to  the credit sys  t.etti  and   prcfuahly  had   to pay more  for  his   purchases- on   that   account,  lb-; credit system     was iresponsible  for.many--of the evils rampart in.this  ..province.    The only 'question,     was  ���������Oust how    to adapt this Bill to.   th.  interests-of the. workmen without injuring  those of the employer.    There  could    nc no-     possible  ab-jection  to  mal:e      this -Act"apply-.on  operating  .coal   and,- ineteilifieroiis   ni'ines. If  -should aril'ly  to till men paid  by    tile  day���������if not'to contract and  monthly  men.   He  should  vote  for  the Bill.  .Mr.' Patterson was opposed to the  Bill���������it'1 was ��������� neither' in  the   interests  of; master, noi; man.  He strongly  objected 'to  thc  penal  clause.  A'diicor  $.���������50   for   non-j iiymonf. of  wages   was  an     outrauc .because  in many oases  such   payment   fortnightly  was       an  impossitiiii'ly.    He l:t'liev,r|.l   the  Act  would   work  a hardship on  the   men  themselves bci-ause'.if it were passed-  no  emp.oycr   would  guarantee.     tnc  Board   Bill  of his  workmen.  If       00  per  cent,   of  the  employers'of   British   (.'olumhia had   failed   then        the  worl.'inan had got. (he >jiest of it.  Hon.    F.   Carter-Cotton   sai������i   that  unless   tlie  Hill ' was  modi tied   in commit tee      it Would   work   great  hard-  i ships.   In  the case of ^jnutriuiUirs i;-eu  t  woods will result in loosening ti]) a  lot of tiinl.'cr. -Many loggers me  iitiw making preparations for th.-ir  iiiinnur wcrk in the woods, hut it  will i>e at least six weeks before the  log .supply ?'vn comiii'.Mices to show  an  increase.  Lumbermen    ������Ieclarc   that  they   will  '.K foiced   into  incroasinK the iiricol  I mli.r   by rc-ison     of  th<- high rates  they    are    now compelled  to pay  on  'o__s.   'I key' also  point  out  than  onlj  cocntly   the     mills  on   lmuel   S'ounl  i.t.  their  pi ices  up,  mil  B iliMi   Col  nihia     plants      must    follow suit  oi  ���������Ise lose money.  Among loggers and lum'viren there  is a great deal   of discussion  respect,  ���������ng  the   n.w Scaling  Bill,  which  the  "\o\ernmeni   is   now  perfe-ting.      The  ������������������ill men look upon the "measure com-  piac'-iitly,   and   declare .that   the   log-  rei's    should    do't'l'C   same,   as  they  were       the   people    who only a few  ���������-teli*:  ago urgently  solicited   the go  'inrnenl   tot amend the Scaling. Act   ..s  t   present  in force.     For  then   prrt  fie logeers do not  view the  outcome  f  their agitation     with'equanimity,  *u** they n0w   ' believe that they may  'e  placed  at the     mercy of the .mill-  men,  wlip could easily foim a buyint  ool    and   so fi._ and   ��������� regulate     thc  rice   of    logs.      From   such a pool,  'oggcrs declare they could not escape  s il, will not lieiicer.n-.h he     open.to  vhem to export  logs.  _   The agitation   fnr an  amendment  to  'he sealing  reg daf ions   was  commenced by the British Columbia  Loggers  Association.  An Application Made on Behalf of Frank Forrest  -  and Others Convicted of Gambling Granted  By Justice Irving  Federal  GovL  to Assume Control of Darcsy Is/  land Leper Stations News Notes  From Ottawa  Victoria,      March   2���������(.'3 30   p.m.)��������� . wreck  Commission  (Special   to The  Lodger)���������Cn  behalf  of  .''rank   Forrest and   twehe  other  men,  mostly  colored,   convicted       of  ',an'������'iling  in   Ladysmith,   an  applicu-  litn'was made in  Chaml'X'i's  Wifinre  .Mr.  Justice Irving this afternoon to  ha*.1.'  the  conviction  q..iashed.  ' The application   was  granted  subject   to the appjwal   of  the  Deputy  Aitornev  General.  "*"  "*"   "*" Times, expressing .his strong disan-  Ottewa,   March   2.-,(3pecifil)*-������he     prrj,a]  ^ lLiJ   dccision Qf ^ y^-  has      writiten   a   longt letter to th  expressing .his strong disa  ...    of'tb;   decision of John Y,  bnilcA States government has ask*cd   ley|   seCretar    for   Indi     in-them;  *!'! ^. ^n,ST"l^l^l^    tcr ������f lhe supremacy of the niilila  le ci\il   authority   , in ln<i  rzon contends that Mr Money  Victoria,  March   a.���������(Special), ���������JToil  William  Temiileman .has  made asii-c-  gpstion to Mr. Fulton,  thei proMiicial  secretary,   that   the   control   of  Dar-  ey   Island  leper  station' be assumed  by   the  Dominion government.      The  terms are that the Dominion government pay  fod*  the. maintenance of the  stulion,   the island becoming  Federal  property  until  ti!*������time   arrives that  the station can he  abolished,    when  the island rew.-rts to  the  Provincial  government.  ������%.-������.���������%.  Victoria, Manli 2��������� (Specinh)���������Messrs. Logan and Dak in, two heroes of  thc Valencia wreck, arrived here today on the. steamer Queen City to  ai'ive     evidence   before  thc  Vallencia  mat- ���������  aiy  the  medium  of  the  Imperial   rrovern- .,       .  .. . .  .   , ,        _i _.    v)\er     the ci\il   authority   , m ln<Ha  ment   to  agree to  close  the present    -      . ,.  season    for   1-elatic  sealnie;,  maJvinK    ,.���������,,       ,,   ��������� .���������,,  .,,       .... .      -   ,i  ., ., i   t        ���������    4     i,  r    0Ill.v overruled the military paitv on A  the. season  Mav and June instead'v_f _.   ���������,,       ,_.,_..    , . -     ^    '  . . ,    ,     *   ,      _..       __,       _,    ,        a .small and   relatively ummporta.ant  Julv  and   August.    The revest   has    . ,���������-���������._   , -,;,,,  ,      , , issue,  and that     r. Morlev's solutic.n  been  refusal.     ��������� ���������  '. .   .     ..  ..     ., * >    ,-   _    ,  , l.--   substirntially the same as that of  Victoiia,  March  2.-Steamer    Tees   Mr   "drick.     the termer secretary  for lri-dia, in     protest against which  I oi d    Curzon  sailed last night for Naas an<l  way  ports  of northern   British  Columbia,  carrying  a heavy  freight.   The cargo  of  the steamer  included-heavy   shipments of canneiy supplies, consulera-  Ife  of which   were to'have been shipped by the steamer Venture, -scheduled  ti. sail last O-Ionday-for the north  but  A -laved      owing to'tlie accident  ���������a hen "site ran on Gossij)  Reef       and  carried  ivwnv   conskler.'.,ble  of       her  resigned,  rand that it  "creates a ������iHilary ati1oc_:aCy ant irresponsibility of the military elcmtiu  in India, which may bad to fatal ie-,r,j  suits  In introducing the navy estimates!,?,!  in the House of Commons today fi-M?  naneial secretary of the admiralty, ._>  Robertson, commented on the, fact^  that   since    The Hague peare confer-^;-  fr-Jse Irel. '.The  Tees  had   a faSr con- ence,  naval  expenditure of  the great ,j  piement     of    paesenlgers,     including powers ' had increased fifty _?er cent.,  many eanncrymen,  who went to pre- reaching the  enormous total of WOT- A  pare for the coming season's work. 500,000.        He regarded, this .inflated 11  ���������%������������������**. peiiditure as ^"menace to the -pence of A|  London,  March 1.���������Lord Curzon, of tbe world  and  1'hougilit that a1 meas-  Kcddiest. n,   former  viceroy  to   In-'lin, ure of  peace   was  desirable.  UDYSMITH  RfCREITItl \  SUSSCBIPTIONIII  MAYOR IN VICTORIA  ON GITY- BUSINESS  rn   the   governments*   estimates   for  his year Nanaimo City district'gets  ���������2,500 for roads and. hridges and New  castle     gets. .$5,000,     just twice as  ���������*u<h as 'Nanaimo. ...  through  tho     slates. ,   Before  that  I   ing-imtch   knowledge   thai,   fhepivseiif | vr.ll]y  j(    .V()ll|._  ,.���������_.  impraclicatije; lie  had  been     .attached  to* the American   ^"K   "''������������������ lias  1)Ccn uuderla'cn.      Mr. j Wils'_������������������  fa. ,������������������  nf anything .that would  legation.      When .reaching   thc  border   Shang. one of the coniniissioiurs, was. tri;:i.!>lt' ������������������! man   lo gel, his wanes       ns  1  was stopped,     my .papers examined   formerly' the   governor' of Plmngluiig ! ,VAh^iy  as possible-afler   lliey     were  and I  was lold.that I would havc'lo   Province. He  is an able   man  :>u 11 (-uiied",   but he feared   this  Bill  went  leave tbe train until  the officials wir-   has   st wide     l^nowUdgc  of affnirs   in : nuieh  further  than   tlial,  ed   to Wnshington   for  instructions.   I   general.     Mr.  Li   tho   other eommis-j     Mr. .'\V. .IL. Ross was much  interest  was   detained   twenty-four   hours  and   sioi.er, was formerly the Chinese min-   ������|   in   the. attitude of   the  Oti-posilion  then     allowed to   proceed.        But it   isicv io '''apan and woi, for himself n   in  this  matter.    He had generally re  was onlv after wiring to the Chinese   na   e "s an aljle diplomat.  minister', in     Washington that  1  was !    "Everything will  be e.vamine.:l. Tht-  various forms of governihenl and ec-' unusual mailer. He was in favor ol  onomic conditions will i-*.ceive. special the ���������jrinoiple of the Bill and a Port-  attention. .    Such points as are deem  nightly  pay-day,  but if committed he  should reserve the right to act in-  ed. One of the results of the mis depeivlnitly with reference to certain  sioii may be a constitutional form n.-cessary amendments. lie under-  of government. This, however,   re   .stoo-*;'  tlmt the  system  had   not  been  frained   from   participating   in'thede-  batcs  of   the House, but this  was an  able to.' proceed, even with the papers showing that 1 was attached to a  foreign legation. If even the attaches of a legation arc detained in that cd In-nefieiol to China will he mln  manner I c<m imagine, what would  have befallen the simple merchant  who was travelling without his passports. 1  mains to be. seen.  an  un,-t������:vlified  success,  but,  still     he  Ottawa, March 2���������The Coventry  Ordnance Company, of Coventry, England, which is among the largest  manufacturers in the world of held  guns and ammunition, is negotiating  with the Department of Militia, for  the establishment of branch worls in  this country.  The company is willing to erect a  large factory in .. Canada if the Gov.  jBi'iiment     guarantees it any orders it  ^  thought   it'should have a trial in this  mTv^bc~placing_for field guns or CiMd   province  and he should vole  for    the  FOOTBALL  TOMORROW  Ax match Kaineoif football  between  die     toys  ,ot    the    N.anaimo High  ���������chool   and     the   Ladysmiith   School  \ililetic Club will .ne,played oh-   the  ���������������.;.|iker  grounds Saturday, .March >3,  ���������it  2     p.m.     The. following  players'  .v.ill  prnih-ably compose- the lint\,nj) of  the ..Ladysniilh team:   '  C..Liuk!cr!ack  ft upliviu),      T. 1V*\-  :en,   1'L   Me.Murtrie,   V.   Lande.it- ^eh,  !'.   Civaves,  I'.   Otlle,   J.. Ryan,    T.  \loi,_in,   I). ��������� Robinson,   J.  Batty, M^.  Uavvosky,   li.   McDon.ild   (linesm.ui).  :il clause, and he. should in any ease  oppose the Hill l.tec.-vuse he felt sure  it would nol 'i' hi'iieliciaKto the. men  theiiiScKt's. l..iiiiil-.er camps eo'ild ti"t  comply, logging cnnijs, and in some  -uses pliiccr 'cam.|is, could not- possi-  ;.ly live up to the ie._iiircnR- nts of  the   Act.  Mr. McNiven favored the principle  of, Ihe mva-siire^intl ndviu-ated amending   the  details  in   > oiiuiiitti'e.  Those  who claimed  Ural,   it    would'  John .T'ha -.-.   J. B. Dyer ...:....  J.   Gooo- ..............  Union Brewery .  J. -Tapella   .........  \V'.   E. Morrison  $50.00  50.00  60.00  25.0.0  25.(10  .15.00  DENMARK'S NEW  QUEEN.  Denmark's  new queen,   as ��������� Robertson, wrote of Mary, Queen or Scots,.  'Vises ,in height t0 'the majestic" and  surpasses in stature, the "tallest     policeman  of New .York's  giant Broadway squad.   She was brought up in  a sort of artistic hohemianism        at  Ulribdal  by her father,   Charles XV.  of Sweden, and, ibeing'an only child,  was nude-much'of 1)5'  both  parents.  In    ;summer they passed  their days1  and long evenings on  the  water. The  King, who *������vas a clever artist,  painted,   and  the  women sang.  The king's  brothers     sometime:*     joined  them.  They aJl   had   wonderful   voices,     especially   Oscar,  the  present King,of  Sweden,  and  accompanied   themselves  with stringed     instruments, or even  with  the humble accordion.  The     Wedding day_'of  the princess  was a (ley  of mourning  to   the  father  and .liintlr.T mid to all, the neigli| tors  whom they invited  to beautiful  Ulri-  lisdal for  the ceremony,  and  iI seemed   to  them   the  beginning  of   the end  of  a reign      the   character   of  which  was sociably  tempered by  the king's  that   the   iiniighter  went to Copcnha-  li'_'i_:h and  wide culture.   From, the dav  Will Endeavor to Get Hose Bill Settled  Before Nexl Monday-Mr. Bray  Also at Capital  His Worship  Will  Also Interview the*  Government in Reference to  the Wharf R6ad  ���������Mayor Nicholson went down to'  .Yinor:a tci the morning train. -----Mr  ?.'ui-sii:i,!l   Ijray of Nanaimo was also  ii ;'c train bound 'for'. Victorija..  Vihile in Victoria I-Iis Worship and  Mr.   Bray will   proUably  cenfer  with  for the. council to decide what stject  work- is to be done during the year  Cue thing is certain; if the $*ricc row  asked  is not. greatly  reduced,       ,the  hose will be ..returned  to  Wellinf.-lon  and new hose purchased for  the fire  the government on the hose bill, lod- 'department.    As tlie old hose will be  work a hardship  on the  working men ; (���������tMI ,Q,iecn      Louise wilted, ,an<t soon  had   not. shown  how   or where.   They j sa,,ik to her grave.  She died about a  had   heard  plenty -..ho.it   the hardship j y(..ir  afterward, and the kinrr, ���������     wli0  it   would   nui'e  on   the employer,  but'f..|L  ,ivo      a miserable affair'wil bout  no-.det'.-ils  <>n  the other side oi'    the  | daughter survived only a few months  ���������kesfinn.   II   was  a good  measure for  the   wii'i-k-ing  men  and   he should  sup-  ptirl   the   second   reading.  Dr.   ^'(^llng supported   the   principle  g������n ammunition. . second  reading.  It is quite recognized that ihe re-' Mr. Cameron favored the principle  tyiiremeiils of the Dominirn i" this , of the Hill, but objected tivat ,\t w.,������  respect are not likely to keep a larje too brief and crude and rehired much  plant in constant, use, but, if < ne ela^rat.icn in rommittw. No douH  were crcctwl it could he emidovr:! al- ���������^"'f1r ^^kW much protection and he  so" Tor the manufacture of maei...'nerv was in ' favor ofgiving.it. lie .should  of various kinds. , ! ���������<-(-' fo'' sen.linS the  Bill  to co.nmit-  A coiipLe of  Ottawa capitalists or     tte.  large means are ������aid to be intere^ led       Hon. jMr. Tatlow conMdered th"t tt  in the    negotiations,  which  are   still , tras  an  anomaly to  introduce a pen-   ton,  Mat-gowan,  Giant-13  J-under, way.   .     .  Sir  Ford   North  is  an'en'to'niolou.isf  as well as a famous lawyer.     He resigned  his  jtidgship   in   1900       after  r- palil'yii'n'g for  a  pension   and   he  has  since Jiccn-devoting himself to a coun-  Oif   Hit'   Hill   nnd   only   desired    some  a.l(erafi( ns   which   could   he  made  in  committer.   The  second  reading '.was  carried,   1!)   lo  l-'L  Yeas:      "Messrs.     Drown, McNivcn,  .foines,   F,v.-itis, Davidson,   Oliver,   .1.  A.   iVj tdomi.id,   Ca.uicircn,   1 H-uvthprn-  thwailc,   Williams,   McHride.   Cotton,  Kraser, Jtnss, .Taylor, ��������� Wright, Yoiuis   contains      some very  CifTonl,   Manson���������11). "f   i"s-tct   life.  Nays: Messrs. Drury, Tanner, Pa-  terson, Wells, Hall, Tatlow, l^son,  Clifford,   Howser,   A.  McDonald,   bul  ged, by the receiver .'.of the town    of  Wellington  with  tbe  city  council for  thc We.lii.tjto'n  hose  that; has   Ibeu  in  the possession of   the  Ladysmith  fire department for several years. Tho  hose   was ioaned-.the  department  and  now   the Wellington  authorities  offer  to  sell   the sc*ne  for   $1,000.    While  they  are  willing-to.  purchase       the  lies-*-, the ���������members |of the council hero  consider tho sum asked for it exhor-  b.tant,  and   a few  weeks   ago       Uie  mayor was a..sk'ed  fo get the price reduced.      He   interviewed  government  officials    and   obiLiincd    thc  desired  promise,  hut since  that  time       the  matter has  been laid over from week  to woe.k'anii no action  taken.  Anxious  to   have    thc _.(ucstion  of  i:rice  settled   beiore  Monday,       His  Worship will   interview  thc " government  today and  urge upon them  the ! up with much inconvenience.   'It is to  necessity of having the matter \setll-   be  hoped the ^Mayor's interview with  ed af.onrc.    The delay is annoying,   ! the government will 'result in     'the".|  ns, until if is 1 nown  what sum  i-s t������   latter commencing work on" the;  ap-  be piiid for  the hose,   it is impossible   pioach'in the near future.  next to useless to the government, it  is reasonable to hope it will be ofier-  ed to  this city, for a small  sum.  While i in  Victoria the  mayor   will  interview the   Lands and . Works ' Department and endeavor tp- ascertain  ���������what action  the government intends  taking in, the wharf road matter.;Tho  estimates  of _ thc surveyor   It Is  understood were submitted  early    this  week..    The delay is annoying to the  people   of     Ladysmith and   business ,  men nn<\ private citizens alike      arc  awaiting    with  impatience for news  that .work is to be started   by       thc  goivcrnment Hei either,,._, level crossing  or a subway approach.   Months nave  elapsed  since   the Department sent a  representative up to look  into    the  matter,     and    during this  time "the  Ladysniilh    people   nave had to put I  try   life ami      to   his butterflies and - _._>..._   (1V    |,l:  moths, lie is ��������� a' m?mhcr of the Uoy- relieve somie of the thousands of  al .Society, and attached la his town stai-viiui people of northern Japan,  1iou-*o in      London is a mmcnm which; who arc in  s-ich dire   need.    All told  TO  RRL1KVE STARVATION.       ment     on  the   Athenian, no'matter  Steamer Athenian,  which  will sail .what else is crowded over for      the  on   Midday   next, for   the Orient, will ', next Rsnpress.  cany   a shipment,of   Canadian    flour I    Twelve thousand  two hundred  and  e Dominion government to! forty-live bags will be shipped on the  Athenian  and   the remainder of     the!  flour -for  the      relief, of the  famine-  rare specimens  -o-  You don't have to have a hard face  to keep a shift upper lip.  the government will ship, 24,000 n-lt. .s,rfck<n   Japanese will probably     go  bogs of .Hour-to  the famine sufferers, j forward  on,    the Empress of India.  This  flour   is cosling  Ine governinent | The freight shipments to  the Orient I  $25,000.    The   C.P.R.   officials        at I via tho  C.P.R.  line  are very heavy,]  Vancouver have received  instructions ' will leave a large tr*_.ntity of freight  to .make'ro0m for over, half this ship in the sheds on the wharf. DAILY LEDGE R  IHE DAILY LEDGER  Published   every day except Sunday.  8*        THE        DAILY        LEDGER  COMPANY.  OFFICE  AT LADY-SMITH  SUBSCRIPTION "PRICE  '������������������flr-oents  a month;    $5  per year   in  advance.     Advertising rates on ap.  plication.  FRIDAY,  WARCH 2,  190G. ���������  THE 1-1IYSICOLOGICAL ZERO.;  This name is ghcii,',hy certain writers, on  the subject,  to the temperature at which  the human,;body feels  'no .sensation     of heat or cold.       It  might be supposed  that it would,co-  .��������� - incidc'in  all cases with that of   tho  ,'hotly ntS'^lf,  but, according to, the recent experiments of Mr. Maurelj       a  French j,hys_olog!.st,  it is several dcr  grces  lower, and varies with  the nature of  the surrounding medium, being lower  in  air  than  water.       Mr.  Maurel  determined his "physiological  zero" by immersing his body in baths  of different temperatures; but he,-does  not seem 10  havi-  measured his own  body surface temperature directly, relying, instead, on theirccords of tnca  surcinent  made  by divers earlier authorities,   This   and  the  fact that he'  has  neglected   to  ta'-'e' various necessary    precautions  makes his results   j  somewhat  doubtful, in the opinion of  'Mr.    Hjenry     Pieron, . who criticises  them thus  in the Revue Scientifi^uc:  "Mr.      Maurel placed himself      in  batch of water or air- at divers tempera tur.es,   and   no tori   between   what'  degrees  he  realized  the.. : soughh   for  state of indifference. He did the same  for  the variations of  temperature, of  the 'clothes, which, he calls the 'sub- I  ' vestal tennporuturn,' and for ilie tem'-  pcrature ol thc body in .bed, which he  names  'ouih-iliai   temperature.'  And he  Jlnds  that  the cutaneous physicologi-  cal   zero  lies practically between 3Oi  degrees    and 33 degrees (8C degrees  j  and  91 degrees  F); bet,even seeks to  |  differentiate the trunk and the lower I  limbs,'whose physiofogical zero    he .;  finds to l_e slightly lower...In general  the range  of zero is  1 degree  (2 degrees to '1.; degrees F.)  "He also concludes  that there is a  relation between the physiological zero and  the surface  temperature     of   ���������  each  organ,  which latter is-.alnoiit 3  -degrees (5*  degrees F.)  higher than   j  zero.   Rut were any c?w experiments  necessary to show that the sensation :  oT indifference depends on the ^-rf-ice  temperature of the body?  "The same  medium  should  appear  icy  or broiling to the  fever patient,  as his surface temperature o&cilla'tes.  And .as thc sensations of heat or cold  correspond     to    an exit or entrance  ���������of licit,   the contact assures  thermic  cJiuiplJbrir.'m should *also assure      a  'sfate of.sensorial indifference.  "At first sight it would appear odd  that one should e.vi-erience a sensation of heat when the external _ temperature i-_ identical with his- own  surTacc ternperaturc. * 'And,' in fact,  exact experiments in thermo-esthesio-  mctry ha\c shown that' in certain  spots on the hand, for instance, a  drop of water at the,same temperature is not felt. J3ut the, surface tern  perature is only a cross between 'the  internal'and external temperature, ad  apt-ing itself to this double influence  /by a capricious regulating mechanism  under thc dir.-ct hut obscure action  of  the nervous system.  "Hence tlie phenomena ' of calorific  radiation toward thc exterior o** interior, which provolie our sensation  of heat or cold, may respond to man  erous and imperfectly, determined factors, influenced by pressure, humidity, etc., fiom outside, and ��������� by bodily chemical actions, the conductihili-  ty of lhc tisvsucs, etc., from inside.  "Thus, though lather astonishing-,.  Mj-'ircl's conclusion that the physiological /.ceo * is lower ' than tire- surface temperature can,not be attacked  except on the basis of a new e.vpero^  ment.M  ____9I>-������-U-31  anaimo) Ltd  DO YOU KNOW t  WM. MUNSIE, President  J.   W.  Telephone.*''-''.  OOBURN.  TlM  Espimalt   & Nanaimo Railway  The  MILLS  Reasoned   and  Ladysmith   Lumber Co   Ltd  AT   FIDDICK   AND   LADYSMITH���������Shingles   a   Specialty  ���������Manufacturers     of���������  Roush and Dressed Fir and Cedar Lumber, Lath*.  Shingles. Mouldings, Etc., of the Best Quality.  I).,   n^<   -    - -00rin|-    and   FiTiishlna     btmkar  to    Stock  It's ah American Gentleman's Shoe.   ���������  4  ���������ft-*  H^fe-aV*-  -���������t's  *  . woild    wide reputation.   It is represented1 by the largest Shoe  Dealers, in the United States and Canada.  Sho* that kas a  ,\Ve have secured .the.sj.gcn.cy for Nanaimo and Victoria,  the judgment of-.-. thousands of  . ���������'..  Shoe *~~v  ad if  J3KB  uyers  is to be 'consideredi-we've got   one of the     finest Shoes foi* fit,  comfort, style and durabiity that is' made.  We've just opened up our Spring , Stock��������� you'll _!���������������* some extreme styles, but if Uicy are ''KEITH'S KONQUERER"  you'll, find   them right'.   ..'".'  'They come in Patent Oolj-, Vici Kid���������Valour Calf,   Blaok  Kid,  Gun Metal -fair.-ind Jolored Calf.    '  Different lasts and  widths in  Oxfords.  Bluchers aid Balmorals  The prices are:���������  ������.oo, $5.50, and $6.00  cTWC   EY  TALKS���������-  AS  L������������D' TO  US   ASJ   AXY������NE.  IF YOW ARE PAYING* CASH FOR YOUR   MEAT   YOUR   DOLLARS  W  ILL   G������  FURTHER   IF   YOU   BUY FROM  US   Our Gash Pricss Santiof 3e Beaten   PAN NELL  &.    FLASKET  ^w&hmmmtmimrmrf  STl-'AM   Hli\TKl>  BAR SCPPUKD WITH    11 !  WINES, LIQUORS, CIO**-"  BBOTSFORD HOTEL  A. J. McMURTRSE, Proprietor  LADYSMITH, B. c  Newly fitted up and  Furnished  Good tables and good  Rooms  Time  Table No. ,77  Trail.*   iaa������e' Ladysmith far Victoria and   all  iuterinediaie statioas . at  Sl.lt a.aa.  daily,   aid at 4.60 a.m. oa   WednesUa\s',     .Sai-udays   and   .Sundays.  Train* leaie Ladysaaitk lor Weil iagton and all -intermediate stations  at 11.57 am. daily, aad at 6.10 p. na. as \Vedn# days, Saturdays and  Sundays. s  Excursion Tickets.  ON SALE TO  AND   FROM ALL STATIONS  g������od far  gaaag  jauraey   Saturdays and Sundays,  rcturii.iig not later than  tfaa foHttw-B* M������������day. I.i..LJ;,., .i  -���������Sfesmer Joan   i  i     " '  !  i I L    ���������  Sails fram Ladysiaith far Vancouver every Saturday at COt a.m. and  returainjc sails ha-tn   Vancauvor     iai    Ladysinith at 2.3.1  n.ni.  Car. Ffcrt audi   G������vernmeat Streets.  GEO. L. COURTNEY.  Dist.   Frt. & Pass. Agt.  For 33 Years  /Shiloh's Consumption Cure, the . Lung  Tonic, has been before the public, and  this, together with the fact; that its sales  have steadily increased year by year, is the  best proof of the merit of  HAY, GRAIN and  FARMPROMJli  PORTLAND  DAVID HYNES, Proprietor  Board at reasonable  Rates  The bar is extra well  Stocked  Orders  will  be delivered anywhe.t  c-;.|."  a , in the city promptly and at the Io v  SibIIOdI jest'possible.,prices.  ,   as a cure for Coughs, Colds, and all |   Leave orders at fthristie'g, oa  tk������  '',���������"'" diseases   of the  lungs  arid air passages. ; _    .  Those  wKo have used Shiioh would net "; .ySBlanail.  be without it.     Those  who  have  nevel j  used it should know that every bottle h j  sold with a positive guarantee that, if it j  doesn't cure you, lhe dealer will .refund  what you paid for it.    Shiioh  James Warnoclr  Has Cured  NOTICE  thousands of the most obstinate cases of ���������  Coughs, Colds and Lung troubles.    Let it  cure you. j    From     this daU tke  undersigned  "Last winter I  coushed for ihrcc months   and     Will    not    be    responsible   f������I    any    1D-  ihoughl I was going into Consumption.   1 took all     j0u*_,f_~,'i ��������� '.   :_���������.__    .  ions of medicines, but nothing did mo any good   aebtednass     incurred accept on      ������  until I used Shiioh^ Consumption Cute.   Four    written order siinied by the secratar*  bottles cured me.     This winter I had a very bad   , ���������    .     ;     -������ft������^-   wj   WJC feec_.#bary  cold, was not able to speak, my lungs were sore   ' UOWland   Machin.  on the nide and back.   Six bottles of Shiioh made  j      y  ^^    I have given it to several people  and every one of than h?ve been cured.���������D.  ne well again  ������nd every on.   .  Joseph, St. Hyacinthc, Que.  SHILOH  25c.    with   guarantee   at  I.  EXPLORATION & 1KVEL  60.:       OPMENT CO., LTD.  j Non Personal Liability.  Victoria. B. C. Mav IKth. 18011  all   druggists. ! ^���������; ]   1'his  Hotel has    been completely  renovated.  Board and lodging J1.00 per day.  HOTEL    PRETORIH  JOHIN TPA, Proprietor  Bar  Supplied  -with  the Best  Liquors and Cigars.  Wines, 1st Avenue :-:  Ladysmith B.C.i  ALWAYS       KKEPS        CHAaIHER-  LAIX'S  REMRDY   IN HiS IJOl!  ^i  "We  I.I,-     I    ��������� --   -���������   ���������  .-������m~m���������������������������~. UtSIUNS  .SE  /"  Br* in IBaBv ��������� V     obtained  \ <IDV1CE AS TO PATENTABILITY PIIP^    | \ Notice in "Inventive Age"      kKPli  | I Hook "How to obtain Patents" |   ElbEn  would  not  he without  ( ham-.! C CTMrjMjnoa^nfp. No fee tin patent Is seenrefi.  .1 T.r-r.tflfS flt.rir-t:i7 _**nnfii*l/>n*tal A/4rt*>_tioa  bcrlain's Cough Remedy.     It is tept  on    hand   continually in  our home,"  says W. W. .Kearney, editor pi the In  dependent,    Lowry   City,   Ho.      That  is just what every  family should  do.  When kept at hand ready Ior instant  use, a    cold   m.i.y  be   checked ,at the j  outset and    cur.-ti  in. .much, less  lime j  ��������� than after     it has'become settled in ���������  tho    system.        'this remedy is also j  without a post* Tor croup  in children,!  and will prevent the 'atiacl' when giv  en    as  socn     as   the child  becomes  hoarse,    or     even   after     the croupy  coui_h appears, whiclt can be-done only when the remedy is I'ept at hand.  For sale hv Latlvsmith Phannacv.  Ir*       L'ctters strictly confidential.   Address,  ; E. G. SIGGERS, Patent Lawyer. Washington, 6. C  Best  accommodation  for   transient  ind permanent boarders and lodgers.  GRAND       HOTEL  This new Hotel has been comfortably furnished and the bar is np-to-  d*te. Rates $1.00 a day and ������l>-  w\rds.  WM. BEVERIDGE, Prop.  ������r������laaa������a ��������������������������� :���������: '���������<��������������������������� ��������������������������� t>������i*araUb  THE JONES HOTEL I  MOTEL  DOMINION  .THE COMKMITABLC WAV.  "ktg'fernie,  ������ c.  Read ������0"������* Rea(1 vv  9 p.m.  hv.   Victoria   Arr.   4.00 p. ui.  (.���������op. a. Uf."  Seattle      Arr. ������.oo 1.111.  ������!ii p. m, Arr.    Ewerett    Arr, 7.30 ���������������������"  ������.jo a. m. Arr. SPOKANE Arr 715 p."������  *.25 f.m Arr.   Rex fori   Arr iz 30 p. mi.  ���������.10  m. ui.Ar.    Hike   Arr. 10:42a.m.  f.aa y.-u.   Arr.    Feruie   I.v.9.55 a   m.  ONE NIGHT  T������ ail K������ate**ia*f Poiita  "TWO   NIGHTS  Ta>     Wianipeg aad St. Paul  Close Cannections  For     Chicago. Toronto,  Ua-itreai and  fS  ���������Fatct* $1.25 ������������nl$l.BO���������  Fr-^e baa to  all s-tearnhoat landinva 'ir.."  rAilwav depots.    Electric enr*- avery (iv-  aiinntefi to all partii ot  ���������and '.ahl^impxeelled.  tha city.    Ka>  Ait Points East & West  Acetyl erne     Lighted     Cars,  1 Family Tau'rist Sleepers,  Palace Sieepiaj Cars  Biniag     Cars (Meals a la  '   * Carte).  Library Observation      Cars  Throiith     tickets and bag-  , jaje checks to all points.  Steamship Tickets  Pot tickets, maps, berths  reservations     and complete  I  information  ���������J|-"SS.  S ������. Yerkes  A.G.R.A.  Seattle        0  oali on or ad-  E. R. Stephen  G.A.G.N.Ry  Victoria.  H.C.  F. BAVNEP, Proprietor,  ABBOTT   ST.,   VANCOUVER'B, C.  DAY SCHOOL  Usual subject* taught; alKo lan-  guage" drawing in pancil and crayons, paint ng iu oils and water colors, pianoforte and voeal lessons given in classes or individually.  BERTRAM.  A  FAVORITE REMEDY  FOR   BA!  HIES  It's pleasant taste and prompt  cures have made Cham" fcrlaiii's Cough  Remedy a favorite with the mothers  of small children. It quickly cures  their coughs and colds and prevents  any danger of pneumonia or other  serious consequences. It not only  cures croup, but when given as soon  as th-.?. croupy cough appears will pre  vent the attack. For sale by  La  dysmith Pharmacy.  (3d Wlbat |)ou  ish for  ai  fc_NKM_fe__*_^a__S-a������������R----X������.!__  Unscrupulous1 dealers       have  i������:'C-n   known,   to   place   inferior  boots  in  our  cartoon--  and represent     them   as J'.LEOK IE  BOOTS.'"   Don't   bel.; im^W-wl  upon.      There   arc ."no   others  "JUST   AS   GOOD."  1 The above trade- mark is indelibly branded on the sole of  ������very        genuine      "LECKIE  BOOT."     IV stands for -  All  LEATHER  BOOTS   made   to  resist      tha  roughest  western  -rraar.  A.k  for  and INSIST       oa  getting LECKIE BOOTS.  ���������MANUfACTUFIEDB Y  J, LECKIE Oo.  B.C.  Dr.R.B. Diei  Surgeon Demist  All work guaranteed, aud at reasou  able ratea.  RBSI'DENgE AN1 #FFICE ,  Gatacre St. Ladysmith  OPKN  AT  ALL HOURS.   WHITE   COOK���������  juici  -^WHITB   Ii A BO'it^-'  Employed Only  (Half Block from Depot.)  GATACRE   STREET-     Ladysmith  iii  m  Flsfsk  . 3*>  yj'  Leads Them    All  IN QUALITY  -:o;-  R. P. R1TS1E1,  & Co., Ltd  Agency.  Under New Managment  Hotel Wilson  Nanaimo, B. G.  Jas. R. McKinnel  Proprietor.  ���������.'oruniereial Mens' headquarters.  Modern and     Strictly First .Class,.  Fire Proof     Buildmy.  Pacific Coas  VICTORIA. :���������:  :���������  -    -: :-B.C.  WANTED���������By Chicaja whsdesala  house, special representative (������aa or  woman) for each province i������ Canada.  Salary $20 ������0 ��������� ������������������"-aid expeases paid,  weekly. Expense moaey advaacad.  Business successful; pasitian p������rma-  nent. No investment reijuired. Previous experience mat esseatial to engaging.  Address Manager, 132 Lakt Street,  Chicago, III., U.S.A.  'i,X  M.J.HENRY'S  NURSERIES,   GREENHOUSES AND SEtD  HOUSES  1010 Waatminster  Road,  ;���������;,;. v/"t!.c f;.:;.l::  Headq-uart������rs tor-���������  PACIFIC OHO-A N Uarden.. Held  ���������pd fUwer SEEDS  for distrrbutioB. i  '. Large,  stock   o* Hsme  Grown FRUIT mad ''OR-".  NAJItBENtAL     TREES  now. matured for Spring.  No expense, loss or  delay of fumigatiou er in-  spactiaa.  Let me price your list  before placing your   order. Greenhouse Plants,  /Floral Passages, Fertilizers, etc.  3111 Westminster R������s.d.  rgyB^Bzaras-n^-'T^s!^ aa in.  Cor, Government and Kates Sis.  Vi&TORIA, a   c  ! ���������Transcontinental���������  ���������Trains Daily���������-  4  ONE    IS    THE      "NORTH  COAST  LIMITED."  ���������Tlie electric lighted train to  the East. ,  ' <-  Ticl.ets on sale to all Eastern and Southern points at  LOWEST Rates. Up-to-date  Pullman ������ind Tourist Sleepers  t on all trains. Dining Car  tenice Unsurpassed.  Steamship Tickets on sale to  nnJ from all   European  Points.  Cabin accommodation resc; v-  ed by wire.  For furtheiv particulars call  or    write, ,the  oflicc.   Thone  Main '156.  A.    D.     Charlton,   A.G-.P.A.,  N.P.,   Portland, Ore.  E.   E.     Black wood,  general  agent, Victoria, B.  C. '  oi  Are You  Then  be aura your tickets  read    *ln  tha.';'  mn  ON'S  EE  KEY=  TH6 CITY MRRKeT  R. Williamson Prop  >st, Avenue Ladysmith B. C.  PAINTING,'       PAPEkHANOING  ETC.  VVark done properly and at rlt-v  prices. A full Una of Wall Paper,  and Paiater's Suaplies Residence aa  Rabsrta Strael  J.  E.  SMTTH. Pr.-  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������<���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  -1 Sse Cream of Scotch Wkiakies-  Agents for B  BAY GO,  C.  Ladysmith  UEN  Merchant Tailor  FT  .J-4-^,^.^^-^.4.-^.M-.^4.*4������������������^���������^-'���������^���������-���������*���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������^^'l���������������������������^���������i'������������������^'^*���������*���������,���������^'^+  THE TYEE COPPER CO., Ltd.  I PURCHASERS  AND SA1ELTERS OF COPPER, GOLD AND  SILVER OKES.  Smelting Works at  LA-DA-'SIVIITH,  c.  HEAB OFFICE  DUNCANS STATION, CLERMONT LIVINGSTON  Vancouver Island, B. G. General Manager.  If you Hke-���������  A   smoath,  eaay   shave,  an tvea,  weU-fiuislivd     baanl trim, a toad  baWi, or a stylish Hair-cut.  You will fa to  LADYSMITH SHAVING  PARIORS  HIGH STREET.  The  only   line  now   making .UNION  DEPOT    connections at ST. PAUL  and      MINNEAPOLIS    with       the  through    trains    from    the    Pacifir  Coast.  THE     SHORTEST     LINE, TH'..  FINEST  TRAINS,   THE   LOWEST  RATES,  THE  FASTEST  TIME,  , . ._���������',      BETWEEN  MINNEAPOLIS,   ST.   PAUL,'CHI.  CAGO,    OMAHA,    KANSAS WTY,  and ALL POINTS EAST.  For complete information  ask youi  local agent or write,  F. W. PARKEK  Qeneral > treat-,  7*20 2nd Ave.. Seattle.'  ..Don era in  ���������t_*&n-3iani ,  B. C.  KESTAOTANT  Cor. 5th. Avenue & Baden Powell Street  Open night and Day. A good meal.at any hour  Meals 35c. and Upward  LADYSMITH BAKERY  HOP LEE & CO.  ON THE ESPLANADE.  PASHRY OF ALL KINDS NEATLY  BAKED  AND FRESH.  CaafactioHary of all kinds.  Orders takam far Pastries to be delivered at auy tine.  Employment Ageicy  CUBAN CIGARFACTDRY  Mann&ctBrers of tht Famous  CUBAN BLOSSOM  JNoue bu   Uftion I+abor   Employed  n. J. BOOTH, Prop  Pianos and  Organs ..  L*il>srt,ith, B.C  Dr. Dier can be fouiad at any timr  at Ws allice on ������ata������re st. :IIis dental work is gwirantn-ed to be first,  class and rates rsas&nablg st.  tizmmimimMw^m&x&im&msml THE DAILY tEDGER  ������������������^���������v^^^^������,i,-*|i'*>i**'i''������-i":"i-'������'i',^^^,^,*^^''r,������*'i,*,i-������,i,*������>t  Union  Brewing Co  NANAIMO    B. C.  (Manufacturers of the  t  r  In   British Colun/bia %  Lager  fteer   and Porter      Guaranteed   Brew     ;_  d from the Best Canadian  Malt   Run   Hops   |  MI LIT A HV  SPIRIT  CHINA  .PECULIAR,  AND  PERTINENT.  ���������   Only one couple in over. 11.000 live  to  celebrate  their diamond   wedding  SPREADS IN  ���������:'������:"r_  Shaimhi-.i.��������� The South  China-', ..Tour-! '. ^   "���������*   ^   -.  ,     ...  nal s'ys:      "The- soldiers'''enlistment      A.lput. 3;500,_OCO -people are on Uie  oflice at     Yaungchow some days ago -Sc'^, either as .passengers .or seamen,  received  a communication' from  Cen'.  every day in the year.'  Hsu,     commander-in-chief of the newj ���������'"���������%. '<���������.'  -%-  forces of Tlianyuan,  in which he sla-J    a village of the bronze age      has  ted  that he  had seen .in the newspa-1 been  found near Dorriodcssola,  Italy,  teis    accounts!    of'a: certain  Chu-jen j It had apparently been burned.  Beau-  'mns.cr     of arts)    from Hsrachou in . tiful vases, bracelets aiid lance heads  Cbibli rrovince,. who had. sujl.fciitied a _ have been discovered;  ���������������������������1 iii'n     to  Viceroy Yuan Shih-kai,  n'T-riiic himself and *=cven of his relatives, nil literary pi-pduatcs, as regular T-rivp.tr,': in t.lm.armv.  WHWHWW ���������������������>���������  MONEY AWAY  The first Japanese ape  ever born in.  the - London ...Zpo. is  the great' attrac.  Hon   there, at  present.: . But. he   can  "Th*s   Chu-jen .stated   that; China's   be' seoj,  only .   in line  weather,.'. when  +^^^l^++.'r+.l^l.+.l.4..l..l..l.+.l. -������������j.������.;.������.fr������-i. ��������� ���������'���������������������������.^������������������^���������������������������K-'  ���������.���������������������������-��������������������������������������������� ��������� - * ���������  LAD/SMITH TRANSFER STABLE  PIANOS,     ORGANS     AN'l) HOUSEHOLD     rUKNlTUKI   MOY"  ED PROMPTLY  A  ND SAFELY.  Stables in the rear of the Latf ysmith hotel.  Abbots ford.  Leave  _���������order  ;ers> at   the  A. J. WASKET, PROP  ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������^ -��������� *���������*������������������������������������������  ��������� ������������������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Miners' Drilling Machines,  Made to order and Repaired at short    notice.    Drill  Sharpened by  ic  ways  gives satisfaction.  Picks hand! ed and repaired.  Stiipsmitriirig    in   al1     its  Branches  Morseshoers and Genera! Blacksmitns.  R. LAWSON  Buller Street   -     -    -     -  Ladysmith, B v  4-  ���������    *      LIVERY, BOARDING AND  SALES STABLES  EXPRESS  WORK   A   SPECIALTY.  DAVID JOHNSON  noysYiir  JPHONE 66  Express Work  LIGHT TEAMING  WojJ aiJ  iirk: far iu  SEE  J.   KEMP.  OR  LEAVE    ORDERS  WITH  .W.CARTER,-  PIRST   AVENUE / PHONE  6-0  W.   S1LKR'  GENEKAL tXPEESS AND  DELWERY  WORK PROMPTLY   ;���������������  Leave orders at the Abbotsford.  ORDER OP  UNITED ANCIENT  DRUIDS  Meets   in the !���������0. O   F. Hail, La-  Waiiington Grova N������.  4 U.  A- ���������.  D.  iTtneith,    the   Sacona.   and     fourth  Ifaanaadays of each month, caaimcne-  i������g Wadneiday.  lHlh.  190S.  .Vtntiag'Druids     are invited to attend.  Ladysmitk Temple No.  5  Rathbone  Sisters meets at the Oddfellows' hall  2ad   and  4tk Tuaaday... at  7.3������   i>.ai.  Mrs.   Kate Tati sacretary.  AFFLICTED? WITH  RHEUMATISM  By ������������������rder.  WM. RAFTER, Reef Secty.   smith   Pharmacy.  *ATRI?K UURK, N. A.  -.:.'..!-!X was and : - am yet afllcted with  rheuinatisim," says Mr. J. C. Bayne,  editor of the Herald, Addingtcii, In-!  diaW Territory, ".but than! s to C ham  berlain's Pain Balm amable once  more to attend to business.' It is the  best of linainents." ��������� If troubled  with rheumatism give Pain Balm, a  trial and you are certain to be more  than pleased with thavprompt relict  which' it altords. One application relieves the   pain.      For sale by  Lady-  J. PIERGY & GO.  Maiinfaotiirirs  Of.���������  IRONCLAD    BRAND  CLOTHING,  OVERALLS,  TOP SHIRTS,  ETC,  WHOLESALE DRY GOOD  VICTORIA, B.C.  SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH  WEST  MINING  REGULATIONS.  Coal���������Coal  lain-i.  may  ka  purckas-  ������������ at $I# ������er ������cra for soft aoal   aad  $38   for   aithracite.   Not mora  thai  326  acras aaa  b������ a.oa.'������ired ky ���������_������ ia-  diridual   or ���������ampaxiy.   Royalty ������������*U_a  rat*    al  Un cents _>er  to*  af ������,ie������  pounds     shall      be cuilaetai  oa tkd  gross  output.  Quartz���������A free miner's certificate is  granted upon-'payment .in. advance of  $7.50 per annum for an individual,  and from $51 ta $101 per annum for  a company, according to capital. ,  A      frea  miiier,   h&vjing  discovered '  mineral ia  place,  may locate a clnim 11  1,500   x  1,500  feet,,,. Tha  lee  far   recording a claim  is,,,$5.,00.  At least $16i mus.t'.^.e.. expended on  'th������ claim each yaar ,or ������aid io' th' ]  nailing recorder ia lieu thereof. When  $500 has bean expat-dtd or said, the  locatar may, upas having a survey  made, and apon somplying with atlv  cr requirements, purchase tha land at  $1 an acre.  The      patent proTides for the payment af a royalty ef 2J  per eent on!  tha sales. !  PLACER   Mining  claiais   geicrally  are liO fiet ssuare; satry  fee $S, re-'  aewab'lt yearly. |  A free miaer nay abtaia twa leas  as   to   dredgs  for   gold   ������f   ive miles  each for a term of twasty  years,  re-j  aswabls at the discretion af the Min-,  ister of tha Istsrior. j  The lessee .shall have a dredgo 1h  operation within one season from thi  date af the Isase far eacb five mil?*  Raatal, $1# per aia������m for each mile  af rirar leased. Royalty at tha rate  of 24 par aeai collected en tha aaV-  put after it axeeeds $16,OUI.  W. W.  CORY,  Deputy,of  the Minister   of  the   Ir  'trior.  csrnt ' wp-f-Tiess is the result of her  ���������-ns't mihtalT-n"--'i-r-lic-y in ��������� resnectina;  I i I crarv acconipiisi'inients and (iespis-  \nn mililarv arts. Even now the  Cliinr.se rcorlo do hi.t loio-w that, ac-  conlino; lo <he principle of the survival of thi> strongest; .China'must establish h**r national foundation on a  mililarv basis, and cnncentivte .-ill  he1* ''iicr-rics lo the cnlii**ati0n of the  ������������������-'IM-rv ni'fs.  ���������\*.*c������roy Venn Shih-Uai, ������rcatly  ri'.itilicd over Hip amhitio-s sni.-it r,f  llu- Chu-jen c-iinil'.hifc and his nda-  iu'vcs, i<( once nnlprp.i th*- armv ortta-  ni/.atjon ������lojincil lo/a'-cthp rnntler J������.  consid-jratioJi. the latter having an1  proved the annlicil.ioii. the candidates wore sent to t.hc. third l-i-i{_;ade  as  lesular jirivnles.  "Atrain it was reported in the  Shanghai newspapers last month that  among the newly enlisted three bundled soldiers ��������� of the third regiment  of the second brigade in Anhui,' the  eldest son of If. E. Ching Chicii-fun,  hcTeditary nobleman, and an ex  ant taotai of Kiaiigna,n, enlisted hiin-  ���������'elf as a private of the Thiid company of the "light division.  "It is gratifying to note tiiat am'  ong recent enlisUiients in Ria>*fcnan  there were among the recruit-- literary licentiates, grafluaics 0f modern  schools and thc sons of noble fami  li'-s, who fired with ardent patriotism, discarded every opportunity,for  __.*-tUii]Q. wealth and honors and joined  thc military rank. Such patriotism  hears favorable ' comparison with tho  Chu-jen soldier of ( hihli, and the noblemen's sons of Anhui.  "The a.wal:ening; of the military  spirit on the parti of the scholars and  people is surely n hopeful sign of the  tunes, for which Gen.'Hsu cannot  help  congratulating  the country.  In ennhodying the above narrated  instances ofx patriotism it vas Cen.  Hsu's hope (hat patriot.k Chinese everywhere will emulate their example  and vie with one another in joining  the ranlis. ; fir this 'way the military  spiirit will soon spread tbrouglii Rian-  nan, and C'hjna will find a strong  bulwtiri. in hrr sons."  his proud parents bring him out for  a sun bath and to enjoy the admiration he excites  among  the  visitors.    ,  '-'���������''������������������'   -^   ���������*��������� ^ ..'���������','   .  The  world's .smallest.' ihh'a'.yited  island    is      that on which Eddystoae  THE SETTING  H&N���������Her r   '/./_,  have discouraged man} upoilli^.   n . c>  fou can   make money  raising chicks in this rijia-  way-^lots of it.  No one doubts thai tlieic. is moncj-Ju-i   i  j  chickeus with a good tiK.ub ilo   a- d jji ������> j. ^_ .  ;.'UserB of this,Chatham Jnci biL'n ail-. Ji < '<-  have all made money lf> ju s nl (1iii��������� ' iln  ���������ldidea-'that you can sUuTf-.n-'i-ilv miih  |       li \  The Chaiham Incubator and  Brooder has created a New Era  in Poultry Raising.  The sailing lien as a Hatcher  has been proven a Goinmercial  ?_.. Sure.  The C..:-_.-3i������ Incnbator and  ni coder Las always proved a  jior.ey Mal.er.  kuainess usin^ tho lien a>. a liatchti   \m. n   ul.l    l>i. i Il-'I 1  A JLt{*hi, Plea&ani and Proiit-  iihla i-^LFtlnci-i for Woixicn  "i i n   no hi iu  Lo I  \   iiiiViirf   i*i   1 ^t'e  ��������� ii-  i_____.Iit.  house,  in   the   I'.iu-.Ii&h   channel,    ahould.lay���������-���������during- tho umi uu i.f_;i  ,..���������. ,i���������      f _   , , , hatching and broodiiii;  ������ li   >   anm , 'i t  stands,    ten  at  low water it is only     for a Chatham'luc-ib.mi >���������-u _i . ,v ���������  3U feet  in diameter.  like to reason .with you  In the first;.-place, am. ci i ,iin\n to j. o ��������� i -i '  ifour actual cash Iohs in (.���������-, win' 'ii Un in  -' 1J  '��������������������������������������������� ^������������������-'-���������- '���������   t'tin  - 1 (1 1 v  II     Hl  ���������rsii hatches, to say iu 1 nv' \w n. ���������������    uf fit  larger and bettor,;,result-, .u   vi>i     tj li i. i^_  uii.1 pi t  us b,   juoncj   c   oi j  M high   watcr  tbe   base  of  the lighthfjfisc,   which has al the Chatham iiVeuo-.toi _uu uiooiiili  ���������i rii'i inHiii-   nf  r>n\\,   ,. liiiin   ..,/.,-      ou        If you allow a hen  to sol joii h so i I l.ii'-t  a iiiaiucui    oi   only   aiitMt  u^Cl,    28 ,iBht. weeki. oC livyine (th co w.cl s I. '..'m.'  feel, is completely cinered _iv water andilvo weeks taking cm, ui tin ii .1.1 i i o  ������ay iu the eiffht weeks si e ������onH 1 n   i   I'" i   O  three dozen eggs,   l.ut tliof li i���������n i'i������ li c il   in  h'OOI INC       ''"Til.- imoimpd en the hatching, while the Iilm tutu ui  1  CASHIER  story  of Malic   Parker    .l-p       OurNo.3Incubator will Inu'. ������s mi n\ c;_rs  .  , ' '       ",    ai twenty setting liens uinU'.   ���������)������..(.i    .Now  f-,iri       Who   Stole   thousands   ot    heivi* a question in aulhmeu.   -  TIll'J  In hi';  .' oung  dollars in Mew York by freehand for- j  R-ries,       Arthur    Train,   an  assistant  district attorney  under   Jerome,, tells '  in a graphic manner of  her extraordinary methods.  The delccti.c's blo0d leaped in his  -oins, but he held himself under control as V di us he could and ans\Mer_|������  indifferently.  "J gee-.;, not. I never met a woman that was very good at that  Sort   of giiiiic."  "Oh,  you don't-know-me,   then?''  !.  ���������em.  If you keep 20 hens inn 11 ij n P;  for 8 weeks, how  muc't ci '  do  you 16-;o if each he i would 1> uo  laid 3 dozen ePrrrj,  md . 4^ ar<_  /  worth 15cents pci do/ea'     Ai.  -ai,.0  Therefore, when tho  t'litu-m Imilnii    is  hatchintrthe number of cj,���������-in a Iw   1 ���������> iv.ii-.   j������"  1  ' * ion  would hatch, .itisreiil.lv eainm^i 1     ~li fo   mu    -.uiu'd. m Li   >V  $9.00, besides protlucinic:'01  jo 11 pionl eli   i-s  by the wholesale,, mid Iichijj: uailv 11 'Ic  moi 1.1 j iisiiig puulli. \wt 1 a -.l.ailiiin j cu  'nlo  \ll\   \ OI    III with   l lilt I, lLlhlllU llllli  a hei  II bpus 1,1 1 in, v\ llliout a i> iMe\ H.1..1 1 \|H 1 iilo  ���������������i iMi'iuit ��������� clMu (1 c si lu; 1 Ll i i> > ii  In      le-s .111 n  il.i-1 1 ��������� il\ 1 . 'iL t   J  iI'h 1.  I n 'l   'is \ jii   li 1."   1 1         1    i     o    ' (In 1 so  j I not   \v\ c in tz*\ (.  v( 11 Lu - 1   -11H sCI 1 1 l 1 J. ho  ���������lul   \\j| ,   umi n   1      ,. in    ,   Lo bi   s   1  1      n I > I   1 c isi   md 1 .]ii(l l> w.lii ������h >- -ho  * ills u .in.   lo tin in  Oi   "   i-e        r      , i1! , 1   1- 111 11  *     'i  1  )'l L   s    it       1 " 1  II II   1   I I p II  '  J.r'lt      v 11 1  lui ike       iv   1 on   ilo  il. c.   111 i-*  |jii 1 li      i i   li >   11     -1     1 "li '10  III 1 1   1   v ' i 1   (I  Hi      1                                 ,...ii'  \Wi         , <    1   1 -. i           (           1   1      n 1 I 1  1 I t    lui       1        i        1     11 i 1 u   -,  (. h      .-l s    1  If \   IU      M"      M IK I     >        ' \       I  till     (Klll'l IJ     I,II      III \     11  I >  ' 1 <      I    11  (Il    Wl 111  No. 2���������120 Eggs  No. 3���������240 Eggs  1I1E CHA 'J HAM INCUBA TOR���������III  success has encouraged ma?iy to make  more mot ey Hum they ever thought  possible out of chicks.  Every Farmer Should  Raise Poultry  \inostc\cij laiinei 'IvPeps hens,' but,wh*la  nc '.now s timt L'K-re is a (ti tain amountot juofit  in tin biisiiiOHs c\ eii s\hen letting it take cars  of UsLir few i-ii iii'is are awaie of how much  the) 11. losing cicij \tai by not {rottin_r into  iht poi.lti j hiisini mi 111 siicli a vtay ad to make  Le il iii inei out of it  Die  e'tlintf hen as a hatoher vi ill never be a  eoinuieiei ii  sueeeas     llci  busine-,,1 ia to lay  c;-_-���������s and ohe should be kept at it.    'J he only  1    \ 1   10 1 nt,e cln< lvs foi jirofit is to begin light  n    bj iiislallni��������� iLhith in incubatoi andJ3roodcr.  a    U uli such  1 inacliiiie jou eau begin hatching  .   011 u 111^0   1  le al any tune  ui       *i ou e 11 onlj  fret one ciop oft your fields in  nt   1 m 11    L> \f Willi a Chatham incubator and  u  1 (  mil ^ 1   C   I     It        1 111       ,  j 11   1   U    .aid  I'icioiii   1    "     loliuid  1I1  l    ,,,, - ..,,11, _,-i���������,    , .-I, ,*,....��������� ,1 ������������������������ i-  ������   I'llmil  uiKinli'Miii ol << mi 1.1,   I"!. 'uidU oidc-s ...tei tijiiisthelirst  Hi jjdei .1 1 i oi.lmaij attention you can lai^o  1 niikdis iiiii.i eulj Epulis: until Winter and  hue 1 eiop ( ici f month think of ill  i_ 1 u i few fuuieis haic diheo\ored that  , 'hue isinom-j 111 thepoultrj businesbandhava  i-iuii 1 Lhia bi.nicli uC f.uiuing t,o piolltuble that  ��������� '���������      h ive nisi illcd s>cvenu Chatham Iiicubcv-  '/(.    s I   (     lo    'II  1 *l(   *���������[!! I   111 0    .  Me  el   1  'I 1  ,:  she   jorsists.      '.'Why,   lean      copy     _^  ,������������������_..  anything in   a tew nioiuriits���������rc-illv I   broilers.iust whenev-n pil (  name thing over again tuu mom, m >  iaoff.  Ilou'fc you think, theiefoie   fi il it 1 \.\  koep tho hens laving   a id  let  Liio (1   -1 .1 1   J  Incubator do the hatch nQ' J  Thero   are  many   otno.    i.i'oi.   \ h     '   ���������    *  Chatham  incubator  ami   bioude    o  le  tho settii-B hen.  The -hen.sets When fehc i-> ic dj '��������� h' C ,1 it i  ham Incubator is ahs-a\s 11 1 \ 1 y p1 m ny ;  to take olFa hatch at tno 1 ij/lit I <- 5 ' ' 1 \ jj  have plenty of bioilcia ln>dl 1 n'i 1 s 3  are scarce and jii-icei. at Wic tn > in 1 h .1 11   jj  depend on the him, youi elm1 > 1 ill p r n (1  being marketed, and whin the pn.i ,mi  Isi  ititt.-'��������� -.-:  r,  danscious,  reninrked ,Pea-  The'heh is a careless moll .- oinnuli,  , . chicks amongst vei,g-i-i ss Mis' ' 1    no 111 _i>i  I    nilji.-ht   gicl  settled   for   ten ���������  where rats can coninc.-i to lui j on ii"  ,      The Chatham   iiiuui'u   le.ii   \es its 1  perfect mother and veiy 1 ue1.,  lo>  s 1 u     '  no 11 1   in  I  ���������i,���������  ���������������������������<.:���������   ���������i   1  and ia not infested wiLh lice  sue colltlimrd. I     Altogether, thero is Hbsolnti  CaH."  "Too.  !ody.  years."  "No, you   wouldn't,"  "It's   the  easiest vthiuc   in   ('!���������������>   wnrhl   I  reason"for continuing the u <  1        )  . ,,                                        " I  hatcher and  every..'ren-on   ������l 1   -mi  ��������� ill       you      have   to do   is   to pick   tlu: I  have a Chatham Incub it .i t-.ii.' ' 10 1 ' .  mail   out    of some  l,ox   --   " :   .'.'We.are making a vcm  'iiuulouc    M'nei.  I can    show    you   *i���������u   Wim a copper    c       n*������     _��������� ���������"���������        o    c-.   .      A  wire   -mil ���������-.    imi��������� ���������; r   , t ,   Small Premises suifcient  r or Poultry KasM^g.  I    tr  on   tile  Collier.'   it will payyou toiiive������.ig.ue  you   how with a copper  and a    little pie-i*.  of wm-and  you   are sure to   find atnoiio  the letters'      crini.!!..,.!,,!,.       .1    ,1     ��������� i i     Of course, if you have lots of 100111  ui 11111 h  4      soillCOOtly s      chick   111   jiayment     the bolter, but many   1 J ian an 1 ������nm m  i1(.  There  :il   rini'P vm.   1,.,���������1  jjarryinjf on a successful and no ' il le |ioii'*i\  I'  '   f  i  we will biur ?:G"y  TO TCI.: 'iVAUOM  1'KLiii'lJ   I'SEPAra  c i'd \L "J m i-i j. 5./' sa.  v^-ii t������. -. e--i. -__-.--'  IV 1 ins you think, that it lecptires a great  dc U 11 l/iM 01 agie it deal of technical know-  l< '1 _c I'll <-e ehickeiw Kith a Chatham Incn-  .-��������� biloi 1 nl I.100 lei If -.o, j ou aie greatly inia-  f ' L1-.1M1 Voui i\ifc 01 dau^htei tan attecd to  ti.e iu .e ime and loot, attci the chickens without iiilei enng with then regulai household  duties  j lie mail'd is always good and prices ara  ne\ ei low i ne demand is always 111 excess of  Lhe ipiily 11U at eoiUun limes of tho jearyou  (-1 ,) icLio ill> g( t an. pneeyoucaie toaskfor  ���������'> iiiiuici WitLia Chatham lucubatoi and  _ i in lei \oi ein ttait hatehing at the light  uu v> ' nitC the thicl.cn-> to marketable  li o 11 \ hen Lhc supplj is \eiy low and tho  I��������� ��������� iee , -ei oiiimgl) hisli Thin jou could never  i'o ������ th nedsas hatehcis  ������\ e I now that lr>eie is money in the poultry  business 10. cieij laiinei \>ho will go about it  ' ,rM All .011 ha% e lo do lb to get a Chatham  Jiio ibaloi ana Bioojei and stut it. But per- 1  h ips jou ne not p. ep.ued just now to spend  i'ic money, 'llus. ia \vhy ������������������% e make the special  ollei  IS THIS FAIR ?  Yoj r."y us ao Cash  I 'Mii Ailar ISfiS Harvest  "\\ e know theie is nionev in laising ohickona.  latliam   Incuu  II- oudei li is no equal  'A e know    the   Chatham   Incubator   and  Of a    bill.  Kxpcrts calculate that Iiish bogs  arc ca. a\.le of turning-'out 50,000.000  1rns of feel per year for 1,000 years  and at the picsent prices this would  rcali--c ,������,f;0,0(10,000 a year.  . '^  i>n'-r Von   have ^   business-in. a sinall'eitj  o   town in       mi\ 110  ��������� lie      bank   and    lhe   Sic-nature.        Tll-ui '   with a fair si-;ed stable 01  s'i. 1 ana  1  oil ill  ali you have to do is to write a  letter.... jju. |jan|c ,%si{iug for a nett.  ciicck book, sayino- yours is used up,  and siaii the name tlmt apjieurs on'  tlie check. ft you can fool tl'ic casli-  ier into  chec'.l ook*  yard can r<iii>e poultry in old i' I  But to make rnouey quickh ion jii =f ". I  away froni the old idea01 tivuu ind > I. i������-'i i >s  .with setting hens as liatel (is \ on 1 111 l tjei a  Chatham Incubator and J'10 jdei  To cnable.evo.rybody to pi t-i f urst >iL in I'ic   .  right way in the,poulti \ b   iine^s,   \e m iKe    ue   ii  a very   special  offer   wlucii it is noith  %ou     (ij) 1 it  \\ e know that with any reasonable effort on  lour pirt -\ouctinnot but make money out of  thn Chalh mi Incubator and Broodei.  Wo know Hi it we made a similai offer last  yeai and that 111 eveij ..iselho pain-Pitts wei-e  met 1 hecifullv and piompth, and th it in many  ciscs money was accompanied by letters ex-  pi i ssing siitistaction.  i heiefoic, ne ha\e no hesitation in making  ( inilenii 11 -.on'  No   1  Iicdator  is  all   this proposition to eieiy honest, earnest man  n_lit     i   i n ,ici_ie_.l   sa.iifleL mill it    Will   oi worn in w ho maywish to_add to then > early  ��������� --    piodts with a small etpenditure of time and  money  This icallj-- means that -n e will set you up in  I    L   i   I    t,t i   u ie lio u lounut J/eai  ui vi o.) j   I un s i\   Out  io eiuen  liiiin i> i is nil i i,jht  n. u  I   t'uik   ho-h   Incubator and  .   the poultiy business  so that you  can make  ,     ,      , ,   l'>[ ".,'.'" cc"l ������,l!c(of   monof right fiom the sta-t. witho "    ���������  nee    in   i-   l   - i" i, um   J I l-tsvule, Out      a single cent irom ^ ou until after 1906 harvest.  -t. w ithout asking for  while to investigate.  0*i i  erne i -I hid ncMi seen an uicu iatoi If \so knew of r.f.uier offer, wcwouldmakeit.  un ' I u ' en i (' mi irs    [ ������ is pici-ed mid sin V-"iite us a post caid with your name and  iiisdi i/ tmutiipi'ii'iii    ind the chickens address and we will ������cnd jou full naiticulars aa  nun,   and  J c il   u      A ciild couid woli os our beautifully illustrated book, "How  hnie siiece-itulh   J as. Day, Kath- to make money out of chicks "  Writetoday  We !    ii i l  to Chatham.  yoll  your inei-KciiKcr a  can ganiible pretty  safely on his-j; passing a check signed  with the same name. In that way,  you see, you can g:M. all the bland  checl.s you need and test the cashier's watchfulness ,.i the same tinv.  It's too easy. ']'J1C only Uiinrg that  you have lo l()ok out for"is not to ov-  so many checks in thc .mail that v0u  ������������������-o many checks ib the mai.l (hat you  can    usually     choc������e somc'l.ofiv.s rtc-  ^ssssEBm3sm\^f^^\ TZVHb \wi" s,rai" Doyou'know'  m*,1  ha\c made httnil.-et's of chects,  aiid  I the banks  have certified  every sins?!������  ij;   one!" ���������.-���������".       " , J  We can supply you qi  ckh fro n i ii' disti.oi ti i  Halifax, ."Chatham.  'Faf toi i< s >t uiu hi   c   i  - \ i niin iscs .1*^ Cilgaiy, Br-u.don, Kogina, IVinnipeg, New Westminster, B.C., MontreaL  and X>i u on, Jticn 512  The MANSON CAMPBELL CO., Limited, Dept No. 15 A CHATHAM, CANADA  Let us quote yc;; prlcss on a good Fanning Mill op good Farm Scale.  Any  LIGHTSVANI) SIDELIGHTS.  Y'oung Wife���������How   do  you  like my  j coo'-ing? Don't you  think I've -begun  well?  /  Sunlight  Soap  CC (Wy REWARD will  vP^fUUV be paid to any  person who proves that  Sunliyht Soap contains any  injurious chemicnls or any  form of adulteration.  Kind  of  Husi'iaiid���������Uni���������yes.        I've     often  '  heard  that well d-eyun; is   half clone,  i  .,'���������*>���������������������������. .' !  "George has  found congenial   work  at last.  "What is  he doingV"  "Making his own  cigarettes."  Mrs. llijrhnius���������You have se*n Gol:_*_>  lin tcipcslry, have you not?  Mrs. Gas well���������Ye-es. It's ..what the  ,ghost wears when they play Hamlet,  isn't it?  Done Promptly and  WELL  Al  "Docs your, father ever say anything abtotit niy. staying so laic, darling?"  '���������\V-henev.cr he mentions you he refers lo you as the 'gas bill.' " >  "Ones  thai, menu  anything serious?  "Not unless he slips down some  ni.rlit and foots lhc bill."  Applicant for Position���������I'm "a college graduate,   sir.  Merchant���������1 low long since you gradual ed?  Applicant���������Five years, 'sir.  Merchant���������Thatr.s nod too much of a  (drawback.  You've probably  forgotten  all  you   h-ariicd   there   by'(his dime.   o ���������  Ll CM-IT   FOR   HER   LOST      SON.  is equally good with hard or soft water.  If you use Sunlight Soap in the Sunlight way (follow directions)  you need not boil nor rub your clothes, and yet you will get better  results than with boiling and hard rubbing in the old-fashioned way.  As Sunlight Soap contains no injurious chemicals and is perfectly  pure, the most delicate fabrics and dainty silks and laces may be     bythe dealer from whom you buy  Washed Without the Slightest injury. ' Sunlight  Soap  if  you find  any  ������      . '     J cause for complaint.  Lever  Brothers   Limited, Toronto  Your money refunded  ���������5������  1st Avenue  In  a window    at  120   High  street,  Brooklyn,   there burns each ' night after  dusk  has   fallen a lamp   which  is.  used ,as a beacon by ; a. mother to telU^ j!  h.V boy  that  although  he has     left ���������'"'"*'  home without  cause,  the door is  always open to him.  Mrs.   Caroline Rcid   is  the. mother  ���������Jnni'i-s,  her . l.-i-ycar-oid son,   is      the  truant.    On December -.3 he disappear  cd.     Previous  to that,  he  had  been  known a������ a model noy���������even going so  far as to      prolong  his   hours  after  school   by selling newspapers  around  he     ���������hro.'l.ge.      He    attended ixili-lic  school   No. 1, and   was   considered  one  of  the tics I,  altar  hoys   the Chuccli of  the Assumption  nl   York and       Jay  streets,   had  ever had.  Mrs.  Rcid says that, her hoy obtain  od  a position   iu   a Brooklyn   theatre  sonic weeks ago, and .showed a.-desire!  logo mi  the stage.    She thought per-  ,-fiaps he had  run off with some Troupe  ibut .knowing his nature as  only       a  mother can, she declares be will return. Livery night, Mrs.-Rcid lights  thc lam,]) in the ..py's room, pulling  thc curl ai us aside, displaying it, so  that shoiuut the erring one return he  will know -that his home is still open 1o him and a mother's welcome is  waiting.  -_������ ���������  l-IKl.K AND TMI0RI-:  Mrs.   (Jan-c t    A.   Ilobart,   widow   of  the former jVice-prcsitleiil,  i.s  in Washington,      \Vhere  she  will   remain fo:: a  few week;**. Possessing a  figure al  most as slender as a-*irl'������, but with  the urates of nintronhoo'l giving  statclincss, naturally "Mrs. Ilobart.  gowns hjrself as nrrr to.the point of  perfection as a iii;--re inortnl may. Her  hair i.v now almost while, hut her  conipleNion ,is still of milk anil roses.  Shu bus also that bast treasure of  middle life���������a sunny 'te.nipcranieiit'aiui  a love for voting folk.  NOTICE  LADYSMITH   WVTBR WORKS  Consumers are requested ta call at   tke  office     on  Roberts   Street and  pay Water     Rates, hetweea the lOtb    and  the 25th af each month.  Office! ojrs I P. M. 4 30  T. J BLAND  .���������SUPERINTENDENT.  SB*a^ffapgwBS***it^^  The Duke of FVlniichest<-r, who mar  ried I\Iiss Ziniriu-rinan, daughter of  Eugene Z<i ...crnii-n, \ Cincinnati millionaire, has just bi-cn appointed eap-  tain of the Yeoman of the Guard by  King Edward.- Thc position carries  with it, a salary of six thousand dollars a. year. The yeoman consist cf  one hundred men, who. sine? thc sixteenth ^-Mi'tury,, lipec illecii high ly  lu noted by the Knglish sovereigns,  whose lives thc soldiers wore originally rpl. i*iired to iirot-cct at, all tinw-s  b"'t later only on state occasions.  Every member ���������...���������ccpt the! ca plain  must have seen service in some part  of l'higlaiid's'milita'-y establishment.  ���������Membership in th? guani is deemed  one of the high us t h0nors the British  "king- can   confer.  Public  Notice  Attention is called ta "he   tact that th������  OgSlvie Floor mils  Co,   Limited  makers  of  ROYAL HOUSEH OLD    FLOUR.     have for some dma  past been produciig flour la a   vastly  improved and   purifl  "  form  ky tha aid of ELECTRICITY  and having securad camtrol  ol    all the kasic patents relating thereto, take this opportuaity of & itTisiajr,  1*e  public that  aay  orized  users of thu elactriaal   Bour purifyi*6 pr#cesses   will   -" pro-  ���������ecuted.  Ogoi-rie Tlon.v Mills Company Limited  are tite    only.    aaiii������������ra iti Gotwarilia.  wkcwta !Flo*a.r  spuHfi9db7 S:,iL3 3losfe.rio"Proea*a  ii  immmg&^&gg^szs&Miv^E3^Emj������B@&& r^^f^^^TW^^'  THE    DAILV  LOCAL ITEMS  tt  Miss E. Ddbeson will ������. at thr Ab-  botsford Hotel'evety Saturday afternoon to give lessons in Vocal Culture. Phrasing, management and coa-  trol of breath, tone production, efficiently taught. For particulars a-.-  Tly Box 12, or Phone 14G, Nanaimo.'  Smoke Big B. Cig-ais  FOR SALE - ORGAN,  Haggart's, Esplanade.  Apply  Don't forget the usual fortnightly  dance of the City Rand takes .dace  on Saturday, Match 3rd.  Frank Forrest boarded   thc southbound  tram this niormnir.  Mr.  Mai shall Br.iv,  ijovcrnniRiit ag  ent of Nanaimo, passed  through,  ^ ictoria on -,thc inoining train.  to  ing, of- thc    ncu  ni.uh four guiiifiom  diagrams  of an old  mark  one gun.  Sir Frederick Hoi (leu, minister of  niililia, said there h.id hccn a severe  indictment of thc pcrnuiPciil artillery  which had been organ i/.-'d as tho  I caching stuff. If it was not fulfil-  ing' that functii)ii it was time it  was. There was no .excise for teaching a four-gun from a diagiain. It  indicated that the, officers at Kingston in eha,r__-c of the work were not  taking a prol^r interest i;n. thei*v  woik. If it was shown that the  people of Canada were not getting the  \alue of tlicit nionev if would warrant the permanent force heing swept  away and replaced hy i-oiri filling else.  Sii Frcdeiick said he would have an  investigation siaited'al once, and if  things were found a.-* leprcNcnted ho  wouhi have a change- made The Ca  nadian people \v--it paying a million  dollars foi a Cust-cla'-s school mil  -hoiild have it. J. S. H'-ndiie, of  Hamilton was,elected  president.  Mrs.   R.  Allan  came up  from. Crof-  to.. at .noon on a visit  to her parents  T. D.   Conwav.  Mr.  and Mrs.  Smoke Little 13   Cigars.  Mr. J. J. Rland, superintendent of  t'-W! Wwlerworks Company, . wefit  <lown to Victoria on business _this.  morning.  Mrs. L. Clogo informs TJic Ledger  tliat she has leased the. Occidental:  Hotel, Victoria, '.the liar, included.  She intends refitting the place and  will proceed .to. Victoria tomorrow  morning.;  A  Chinaman working at  the smelter ha<l      a narrow  escape a day or  two ago.   In blasting j,t the foundry  a short  distance, from  thesmelter    a  pieccof  iron  was  blown over the roof  of the J^iilding, dropping a few inches  from   where  a Chin-a|jiiaii (stood.    Tho  iron  was heavy,  and  the   frightened  Celestial,  after examining  it,   tliour  , glit the devil   must  heat   work   and  promptly resigned  his position  with  the company.  FATAL ACCIDENT  Cuinhirlanil,   March   1.���������A   shocking  accident  oci-iirnd  todav at  I'nion.    A  workman      nann-d     ^i anienechai    met  leath     in    a  honihic   manner.      lre  engaged    on    the t'olheiy  Company's  \vasli3i- and  while lowering  some cms  to the bottom of the  washer his arm  in     some   unaccountable    manner be  came entangled   in  the fast  revolving  .elt which diagged him into the ma-  ���������hiii.Ty,    flushing h mi in the    most  sho.king niauue-*.        "Medical aid w,\s  soon at hand, but Ycniancchai expired  five    minu.es      later.      I'-xamination  showed that his aims arid chest were  frightfully  ciushul.      A   corcrior's  in-  _;fecst was held     at   Cumbpilpjid, the  jury returning a >ci"riict of accidental  death.  tune is here again, and it has  caught us with as NICE      a  iangc of '  HOUSE  FURNISHINGS  you, \ha-ve Ever had   the pleas-  uic of  looking  through.     Our  stock is large and  the prices  CANNOT BE BEATEN ANY-  WHORE.  -*o:-  WINDOW BLINDS  CARPET SQUARES  CURTAIN POLES  LINOLEUMS  OILCLOTHS  RUGS  ETC.  in   fact   EV.ERTIIING  may  require TRY 1!S  Nearly  What it is to Move  and Get Things  broken up.  To avoid this I have decided to sell out my entire Stock  A FurmitLi'. 7 "s'ware, Dishes, Cooking Utensils,  at a Great Src: ~e, from 10 to 20 Per Cent Dia-  count for Gash C nly  SHOES, SHOES, SHOES  hundred -Pairs of (Maple Leaf)   MINING   SHOES,   witk  or  without  One  Mails.  Moie than three lnvidrcd  Pair  REjNS'   SHOES   \sill   be  sold   RE  Thou   -.ale  will continue  from  CHAS.  FURNITURE STORE ....  of    LADIES',     MENS    and      CHILD-  I \ HDL ESS OF COST.   .  Salurdav  the   17ih  until  further notice  PETERSON,  '5th AVENUE & ROBERTS Street.  as  PUT *i||y|H������E^^*Traae* ^���������-���������'--���������.TgMaaim'--!^^ _.uaaa3t.'<  TUBES  vou  TENDERS.  TENDERS  are herei.y cajiled..for to  ihle dircckd to and sent fn to.thc.un-  ���������dcrsijyird "jeforc March   15th  for   the  removal or a barn from 4Jhe alleyway  to the front part of   the same lot, to  put on  a good,  sul.fc tan tint folunila-  lion. .The lowest or  any i tender not  -necessarily accepted.   For particulars  of lemoval and foundatikin, see,  D.   JOHNSON.  .      ... NOTICE  Notice is hereby , given that I. will  not be responsible for any debts contracted in .my name without a written order signed by me.  JOHN GOGO.  Ladysmith,  March 2, 1!.()6.   o -  If there is anything you    want in  tlie Drug or  patent  medicine line you  -will   find  it a,t    the Ladysmith  Drug  Store.   o ���������  ARRAIGXMNT TS SEVERE  Ottawa, March 2.���������At the annual  meeting of the Dominion Artillery  Association Lieut. Gregory caused  some sensation by complaining of the  iiiadci.il'arT' of the";appliances fcr Riving artillery instrltion at Iving-*-  ton.      II������ had been, (aught the work-  NEW YORK iMURDEl. TRIAL  New York, March 2���������Judge Otto  Rosal&ky, counsel for BerUic Clache,  said in outlining defeni Unit's case,  that tho defence would attempt' to  prove that some of the policriueii are  attempting lo send dcf-'nd.xiit to tho  elect:ic 'hair in order t0 sa\e Uvn-  position on the police force. Berlin;  Clache fainted during a ice-ess just  a 'er she had been taken to tho Tomb  prison, and a physician Heated, her.  Ilany Aloyne, called b>v the defence  .said jhal onemighl last Jnni'fhe ������iw  the defendant "run from u huusi- on  Sivth avenue, pursued hy a ma", who  slrutv her in the face. This man ;rc-  sembied   fJerdron, he said.  Patrolman Harry iWon.n said 'th..t  between .June aud July 8 h������ had  seen the defendant about, fifty times.  One iiia.Oit in June, Morion l-.su'ie-d,  liu went with I5e<lhe Cl.uhe into d.i-  droii's apartn.ents while she lcnioved  h-r iit'longings, and hei facv showed  signs of a lecent beating. Morton  domed that he had '(mspiu.l with  the woman to lure Gerdi*oii lo his  death.  ������������������������������������$���������������������������������������������  NEW  ENGLISH  PRINTS  ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Just io hand for Spring IQO  New Pis-sss otthe' Famous  CRUMS  PRINT  ALL FAST COLOFS--N0 tv.0  Alike  I IB. ��������� ���������������������������- S1.00  $ ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Also  New Ginghams,  Shirtings, Towelling  and Wrappe ettes  FINDER VS.   HAGAN.  We are in receipt of a tatter from  Mr. S. V. TTagan, .of. Duncans, livTor.H  ing us tlmt we reported incorrectly  the case of Pinder vs. l'-Iagan at the  county court on. Wednesday last. Our  report  was as   follows:  "In the case  of Finder vs. Hagan  in which the former wassuing for the  sum  of $10 judgment   was   given    for  the claimant,   and   a contra  account  of a similar sum. was allowed."  Mr. Hagan states in his fitter that  judgment was given for defendant  with costs. Our report is perfectly  correct. Judgment was given for the  plaintiff and a contra account of $59  was-,presented by defendant. This was  for the hire of rigs etc., an expense  the defendant, claimed he was put to  through an error on the part of plain  tiff. His Honor ruled several items  on the account overcharged, but considering the defendant had been put  to trouble.and expense, allowed a hill  of HO on the plaintiff. The consequence was that both Parties were  called upon V' Pa.' $'u i'"1-! to defray  their  own  court  costs.  Walter* &  Akcnhead  by tlie fiithiiiess of the boy's face. "I  don't want a shine, my lad," said he-'  "Hut if you will go and wash your  face I'll give you a sixpence." "An-  richt." was thc lad's reply. Then  he went over to a neighhoiing fountain and made Ins ablutions. Returning, he held out his hand for the money. "Wen, my lad" said thc professor, "you have earned your sixpence-  Here it is." "I dinna want it, auid  chap," returned the hoy with .a lordly air. "Ye can keep it an I get ycr  han* cut."  OUR PREMIUM LIST  will tell you how to  get lots of Bandsome  Pictures in exchange  for���������   _- ���������   _   ���������  D  Ask your Grocer (for a Catalogue  ARRIV  NEWMILLIN1RY  LADIES' TRIMIFED HATS  LADIES' UNTRIil  and  FLOWEPS  0 HATS  y  '\iV   I,)'  liMOIll  INVITED���������  SIMON'LEISER SCO Ltd.  OATACRE. ST  LADYSMITH  W. G. Fraser  iV e chant Tailor,  Ust Avenue I  ��������� <ffl{i������<ftirtirw���������*mi���������^'^���������^:-   o     CMKMA'iNUS NOTES  (jTiThc    British    .ship      Uitton has just  completed    taking a  car.-vo   of 2,200,-  fe<:-t (if himl-vr  for  Ai.toia__*a'-La,  Chile  and  will   sail  the latter   part, of this  week.      <?  I    The Sir  Robert Fc-rpie i.s  loadnuT; a  j car^o for Poiuli  America, and expects  to coiu|)lc:������.e. faking cargo, by flic Kith  i of  next, tiiionth.      This  vess.el   will  .vl-  ���������so  carry  in     the neighborhood  of 2,-  ��������� 2(10,(1(10 feet of lu inber  j    The    Victoria   I-uiiibei-iiiir;   r,nd  Ma,u-  . ufacliiring Company an' inr.kiiif.; numerous      improvenionts ��������� to   their  plant  a   wharf  and   ware-hous-e  ai>d   six-stn-  rey  and  a half   rl we Hi rigs  haviim;  been  conipieted. "Men. an-   now   n.i Worh  on lhe installation of* an induced  draft system for their fire-mom. and  a sorting platform. It is lhc intention of the company to close down  for a w<-ok or ten days,' about the  Hlth of this niontli, in order to complete the installation of the'induced  draft system, and make sonic other  improvements.  Professor .Waikie used, to form a very picturesque .figure in lhe Ediniburgh  streets. He was a cheery old patriarch with handsome features and  hair failing in ringlets about his  shoulders. No  one  who    had  seen  him 'could possibly forget him. One  day he was accosted hy a very dirty  little shoe-black, with Ids ''.Shine your  boots,  sir?"   BUikie     was  impressed  Some witty old author once advised  men to avoid arguments with ladies,  because in spinning yarns   among silks  and satins a man is sure to  u,et worsted and   twisted; and when a  man   is worsted  and twisted he may  consider 'himself  wound   up.    This retort  might he matched  with  the  following crush.'hg one that a husband  received  from his wife the other    .y,  through'    the medium , of the   -.-.idis  press.   He advertised "that he, Thomas   X ,   would  no longer he        answerable for the debts incurred      by  his  wife.   Next day the following in-  nouncement appeared by'way   *i   re-  ply:   This  is to notify  that I, Elizar  ucth  X , am  able to pay all     i iv  debts now that; I have got shut  Tcvnimv.   6������������������   In another colifmn will be'seen    a  call  for tenders for. the removal     of  D.   Johnson's  barn.  BROOKS'  PHOTOGRAPH    STUDIO  Is Again Open  VICTORIA  CRESCENT".���������-  -���������opposite.Fire Hall.  Nanaimo, B. C.  SWANSON WINS  FROM MATSUDA  The    Swanson-"Matsuda    wrestling   ,of the rushing order.    He didn't spar  Fall Stocik  on   hand. Call early and |  get your choice  SUBSCRIBE  Montreal  .��������� to   the������  Family   and   Herald  Weekly Star  Now   und ifet   the   Beautiful   Supplement  Subscnption������ ta en at  KNIGHT'S   BOOICSTOR!;  ni.iloh in the Market Hall,  \ ancouvcr  lust  night   proved to  be a contest of  g'iants,     not yiants in  the physical  sense���������for ������TCh.man weighed only 115  pounds���������the  dai> going  a couple       of  pounds less -than Sine,  but giants in  thc sense     that both  men arc pa.st  masters of  the ait,  knew- the  tricks  of t IJ * most accomplished mat artists  and .    for their    weight, arc  perhaps  slroiK__ei  and speedier than any olhei  two men  that  could be.brought    together in   America. ���������. ���������'������������������  The Jap  forced thc wrestling from  the beginning and at-every, point ��������� of ,  the game,   during the first bout,   he  had  thc advantage, and it was  nearly hair   an  hour before NanaAmoitcs  l-je-gan  to   breathe easier.    By      that-  time Matsuda  who-was  Jjcnind-   the  whole time,   had  an   opportunity   to  lay  all his  traps and   tricks,       and  they     were   many, but Sine showed  himself  fully etfiial. to- the occasion,  and repeatedly' broke holds which Uirj  Jap put on him, showing to the relief    -of his    rritnds-that even if .the  Japdid..,   get-the a'dcsuitagc .of   him  twice  hi. tlie mixup,   he was       still  fresh  and sturdy, and also confident.  It  was. one hour and  three  minutes  from the opening that he got      the  first fall   in   a   whirlwind   inixup    that  started by Sine getting the Jap's elbow, and ended with a far-arm roll.  The   fail was at once diluted  by the  Jap and  his    friends, .they claim-ing  that  it was a roll  from .shoulder to  (Shoulder.    Amid   the confusion       Mr.  Fullerlon,   one   or  the 'judges,' came  forward  audi stated  that  he did  not  agree   with   the referee,  as  the     "fall  was not clear enough.  Jacky   Jtew-  art,  however, an old  Naitaimoit** who  had  been  chosen as  lefenc,   kept    his  own  can use I  and stood off,  and  when  nftei' the ar^y-mem, was ended the .audience .demanded  to know the. result  he shouted:   "Thc\ referee's decision is  final,'* his   words  were graded   .villi  applause.  That' Hie (dispute had  had blood was at once  suon   as   thc eon testa uts  engendered  '  evident as  >:ot   to work _  in' the wcond  of  the dial fh  bout.    At  ihe  opening  "the  Jap's   tactics  were  ^s^m^s^a^sis^sm^  Wc have just1, received     froth the , Hast a lar<_,e  shipment of  LADIES' HAND BAGS  Hiey arc the NEATEST 13 AGS we have  ever   shown   and. of  LATEST  FASHION.  PRICES FROM $1 to i  Call  in   and See  Them  the  foi*/ an opening and he didn't diiLBS.  lie  foiced Swanson huck to  the wall  with a rush, jammed himself in,,gia.li  i-'-d Sine aiound thc w;vist, lifted him  up bodily and slammed him on   the  unit.   Ten seconds after,- the men had  eloped  many    rciscus ui the audrjnee  would  have given a fall to   the Jap,  for it certainly  did .look as if Sine's  shouldeis  touched  the mat at      the  liL-st   throw   down.    Thc  Jap       was  light  on top oi him, too, hut by     a  s-.tnrm  thai did him credit, Swanson  was on his face in  a (lash,  then     on  his Knees, .ami the game was star ted.  With the JaP behind he siuiply nursed  bis  position,   trying to  make   the  best of it by   punishing Sine's stomach or rushing him across the mat.;  What  he wanted   was  a hamlner-lock,*  and he  tried desperately  for it     -a,.  dozen   times   or more,  but never suc-  ocedod.   He had, therefore, to be Satisfied   with "half-neisons and  full  nelsons, and 4ii occasional .'log-hold fronf  which  it 'did not appear"'that    Sine  had  any dilliculty      in getting   free  Once     or twiceiSinc took.the Jap's  elbow     aiul  there  would  be a lively  mixup, out of -which the Jap always  came     behind.        Circ Sine got   . is.  feet,  but it was only for  a niompnt.  Again he was rushed against      the  wall,'lifted-up and. smashed to      ^he  llooi'-   l'ut that was as far as -Mivtsus.  da seemed able to get and to an on-'  looker.lie seemed almost afiraidto try'  to go further  fox  icar he  should  get,  caught.    And that  was  exactly what  did  happen,   ror Sine finally took,   an  elbow, and in a lhely. mi x-upwas a-  \ warded a Fall.  i    In the second  tout,  however,   the  j Jap playod' safe no longer.    I-Ic was  out for' UIood_,  and   tried'to rush his  tuair at   once:      Swanson,  however,  was  prepared,  and  it took  Matsuda  almost  three   minutes   fo get 'behind.  '; Unci, behind be went after bis opponent,  viciously,   with   the evident      in���������  j lenti(,n   of   getting  him   rattled,  .but  I here he made a laif-tr mistake. Sine's  (oi)lness is always in proportion to  the diiliculfies of his position, and  whin the J an,, started to-anix it he  fovnd Swanson kiu-'vv all'tin- {ricks of  the trade. Sine squirmed out of. ,a_.  half-nelson, got the Jap's foot aud"  o'.:t of a fast mix-up came behind fg*,*-  the first   tiiivc during the match.    At  . tli is the crowd was on their feet witic  eiilbi.'isi-.ism, and after a'moment to  catch bis breath.  Sine took  the f^tal  | half-iu'lsc.u.  Matsuda was out of    it  j on one side fo drop'info it on the  olJier, and in tlie midst , of it all  dolwn came the referee's Inviwi and  the -niutch was won for Swanson a-  mid the wild enthusiasm of his  friends.  Stoves  We  arfl'making them oi][the Newest ^������a tier o and Late  Styles. _  WE DO ALL KINDS OP FOUNDRY  WORK  Our Prices are Reucona hie  SEE Olik    NEW STOVES IN  BLAIR AND ADAM'S WINDOWS.  .        ��������� -r )-and at-Lsdysmilh Hardware[Ccrnpany  l-ADYSHITH   IRON & STOVE WORKS CO., LTD.  -a  COMMERCIAL HOTEL  MR. and BHIS. T. J. THOMAS, 1 -  ���������f   Mouat StoUr H������tel, and of  .  Palace H*ttl,  Naaaiama, hav������  ckasai tha .... ,' '..  -r-COilMERCIAL ilOTKL���������  ���������a DaiMxtas Street, Victoria, apposii  the cit-f kail,  aad iavite their    old  PATRONS AN������ FRIENDS TO VIS  IT THBWt WHEN IN VIC-  '���������'    - -,:-:TOIU-Av'      ���������������������������  EXCELLENT  Train Service  BETWEEN  CHICAGO, LONDON,  HAMILTON, TORONTO,  MONTREAL, QUEBEC,  PORTLAND, BOSTON,  Ab< rt������ Prlmclpsl ImUeis Centen of   .  Ontario, Quebec, and the  ; Maritime Provinces.  ALSO TO BUFFALO, NEW YORK AND  , PHILADELPHIA, VIA HIABARA FALLS.  F������r Time T������bl������i, etc., ������ddrOM  GEO. W. VAUX,  AiiliUHt Ceu'l Puieigar ������mi Ticket Acent,  ias Aooua ������t.. CHICASO, ill. i  After'this date' the price for bread  delivered at   my     Customers' houses ;|J  will be FIVE ;GENTS ner loaf��������� 20  loaves      for-   a; dollar.     My    read is ������������������  guaranteed     the best made.       Shops  run    by     white help    should  receive  white-peoples''     patronage so long.as  they are    properly conducted,     i solicit a trial as your  Baker.;-.- .  C. R. DOCILE,  THE WELLINGTON RAKKRY.  MUSIC  criptions fdltd promptly at tbe  mith Pharmacy.  Pianoforte and Vocal Music thoroughly taught by Frank Ok Ask ton ot il  the Guildhall School and Trinity Col- jfj  lege, of Music, London, EivglaiuL  Pupil of the iate' Thomas W-ingham, fl  Mus.   Doc., Organist,    Brompton.^f  Oratot-.    X.nndon.0 .      ;  Mr..-Ashton is now resident in Ladysmith  and     prepared  UV take  pu-'  pi Is .     Ilarmony and  Theory  a Spe yj  cialtv.   Terms,  etc.,    on a'pi'l'catio.Q-  O. BOX 223.  M. R. -SIMRSOW:  Bnllc.toi-:   VAr..  Monev   to    ���������*"aa������  J--W  -ir������ir-=^r-"r. ������������������i-m~?j?n-xmg������i  B.FORCJMnER  WATCHMAKER,   JEWELER,  OPTICIAIN  First Avenue,   XXX     Ladysmith,    B. C  wrnmmmwmtsm  A. HOWE,Epf CHEMAINl S, has opened the MEAT- j  ���������VIARKBT" lately    run by -Wv Ward, on Roberts street  WITH AlIFUtLjLINE OF FIRST CLASS MEATS  ird ������������iif������ge"a f pecialty  ATRIAL SOUCITEO ;  A.   HOWE 1  Smohc Little B. Cigars.  Phnnp   21)  i\Uvry Agues Tincl-ncr, on������ of Bos-  Lifs best tnowii authors 20 yeais  ago, has returned io America after  15 years spent in travel and study  m* road, and will hercaHsr mahc BoS-  lofi her permanent place of residence.  i  PAINTING   AND  PAPERHANGING  Neatly and Artistically Done  flBnUght Boap is hetter than ottier soap*      C2      ROEnDNfi ���������  (rot ia boat when need in the Sunlight way.   i*"**"   r.'^-^fc^fc^fc^I^'H-a  jBuy SunJiglit Boap and follow directions.       I  Orders  Promptly   Executed'  '---:-."'. LADYSMITH  ______i

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